Composition with Blue and Yellow

Piet Mondrian, Dutch, 1872 - 1944


Oil on canvas

16 3/8 x 13 1/8 inches (41.6 x 33.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Modern and Contemporary Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952

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A. E. Gallatin, New York, purchased from the artist, 1933 [1]; bequest to PMA, 1952. 1. See letter from Mondrian to Gallatin, dated June 1, 1933: "[...] Je viens de reçevoir votre chèque dont je vous remercie beaucoup. [...] Demain le cadre du tableau sera ici et je vous l'apporterai" (Gallatin Papers, New-York Historical Society, microfilm; see also letter of June 5, 1993, to Carola Giedion-Welcker, quoted in Joop Joosten, Piet Mondrian: Catalogue Raisonné, 1998, v. 2, p. 365).