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

Roger de La Fresnaye

The Conquest of the Air


Oil on canvas
7' 8 7/8" x 6' 5" (235.9 x 195.6 cm)
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund
Object number
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Roger de La Fresnaye has 10 works online.
There are 2,312 paintings online.
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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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