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Composition

Hans Hartung, French (born Germany), 1904 - 1989

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
1936

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
33 3/16 x 22 1/8 inches (84.3 x 56.2 cm)

Copyright:
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Curatorial Department:
Modern Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1952-61-46

Credit Line:
A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952

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Provenance

A. E. Gallatin, New York, purchased from the artist, summer 1938 [1]; bequest to PMA, 1952. 1. Gallatin visited Hartung's Paris studio in June 1938, where he chose "Composition". See Gail Stavitsky, The Development, Institutionalization, and Impact of the A. E. Gallatin Collection of Modern Art [Ph.D. dissertation, New York University], 1990, v. 2, p. 377-378, and v. 7, p. 116; and Museum of Living Art press release, November 19, 1938.

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