Willi Baumeister. Figurate with Red Ellipse. 1920

Willi Baumeister Figurate with Red Ellipse 1920

  • Not on view
Medium
Oil and sand on canvas
Dimensions
25 3/4 x 19 3/4" (65.3 x 50.1 cm)
Credit
The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation
Object number
990.1983
Copyright
© 2018 Willi Baumeister / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany
Department
Painting and Sculpture

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The McCrory Corporation (Meshulam Riklis) by 1977 [1]; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1983 (The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation).
[1] Included in the exhibition Aspekte Konstruktiver Kunst Aspekte Konstruktiver Kunst: Sammlung McCrory Corporation, Kunsthaus Zurich, January 14 to February 27, 1977 (no. 11: Figural mit roter Ellipse). See also Rotzler, Willy, ed. Constructivism and the Geometric Tradition: Selections from the McCrory Corporation Collection. Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1979 (no. 11).

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