Roger de La Fresnaye. The Conquest of the Air. 1913
Roger de La Fresnaye

The Conquest of the Air

1913
Not on view
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
7' 8 7/8" x 6' 5" (235.9 x 195.6 cm)
Credit
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund
Object number
222.1947
Department
Painting and Sculpture
Provenance Research Project
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The artist
Louis Süe (1875-1968), Paris. Gift from the artist
Galerie Pierre (Pierre Loeb), Paris. By 1926
René Gaffé, Brussels, Belgium, and Cagnes-sur-Mer, France. Purchased from Pierre Loeb, December 1926 – 1947. (On extended loan at MoMA, 1939-1947)
(Justin K. Thannhauser, New York. Agent for Gaffé, 1946-47)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Gaffé, through Thannhauser, 1947

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Pictured above: Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 2 (detail). 1914. Oil on canvas, 64 1/8 x 48 3/8" (162.6 x 122.7 cm). Nelson A. Rockefeller Fund (by exchange). © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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