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El Lissitzky

Proun Composition

(c. 1922)
Not on view
Medium
Gouache and ink on paper
Dimensions
19 3/4 x 15 3/4" (50.2 x 40.0 cm)
Credit
Gift of Curt Valentin
Object number
338.1941
Copyright
© 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Provenance information
Galerie Neumann-Nierendorf, Berlin [1]; acquired by the Kunsthalle Mannheim , May 4, 1927 [2]; removed as "degenerate art" by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, Berlin, 1937 [2]; on consignment to Karl Buchholz, Berlin; to Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, January 1941 (Gift of Curt Valentin).
[1] See Hans-Jürgen Buderer, ed., Entartete Kunst - Beschlagnahmeaktionen in der Städtischen Kunsthalle Mannheim, 1937, exh. cat. Mannheim: Kunsthalle, 1987.
[2] Ibid. Collection stamp on verso. Inventory no. 2318.
[3] EK no. 6126: Komposition

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