Three-Part Windows

Robert Delaunay, French, 1885 - 1941


Oil on canvas

13 7/8 x 36 1/8 inches (35.2 x 91.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 172, Modern and Contemporary Art, first floor

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Credit Line:
A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952

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The rainbow of colors and crystalline geometry of this painting suggest a landscape refracted through a prism. Slivers of the Eiffel Tower repeated across the top show Paris three times in a simultaneous, overlapping vista.

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