Ben Nicholson, English, 1894 - 1982
Oil on canvas on panelDimensions:
15 x 20 inches (38.1 x 50.8 cm)Copyright:
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London
* Gallery 186, Modern and Contemporary Art, first floorAccession Number:
A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1945
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Acquired from the artist by A. E. Gallatin, New York, by October 1939 ; gift to PMA, 1945.
1. See letter from Ben Nicholson to Gallatin, February 16,  with a sketch of the painting (Gallatin Papers, New-York Historical Society, microfilm, cited by Gail Stavitsky, The Development, Institutionalization, and Impact of the A. E. Gallatin Collection of Modern Art [Ph.D. dissertation, New York University], 1990, v. 8, p. 207). Gallatin announced the acquisition in a Museum of Living Art press release, October 28-29, 1939.
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