Ben Nicholson, English, 1894 - 1982


Oil on canvas on panel

15 x 20 inches (38.1 x 50.8 cm)

© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 186, Modern and Contemporary Art, first floor

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Credit Line:
A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1945

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Acquired from the artist by A. E. Gallatin, New York, by October 1939 [1]; gift to PMA, 1945. 1. See letter from Ben Nicholson to Gallatin, February 16, [1939] 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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