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Artist: Heinrich Campendonk, German, 1889 - 1957

The Red Cat


Oil on canvas

75.3 x 85 cm (29 5/8 x 33 7/16 in. )
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
20th century
Not on view

Elizabeth L. Cary, “Experimental Art at Brooklyn Museum: Out of a Rut, Societe Anonyme Exhibits Work of Well-Known Moderns,” New York Times (November 21, 1926), 11, sec. 8.

“Paintings of Nudes Consigned to Cellar,” Toronto Daily Star (April 4, 1927).

W. G. Rogers, “Art Column,” Springfield Union (November 16, 1939), 10.

Richard S. Brooks, “Some New Forms of Beauty 1909–36 Shown at Museum,” Daily Republican (November 15, 1939), 7.

“Springfield: A Review of the Societe Anonyme,” Artnews 38, no. 9 (December 2, 1939).

George Heard Hamilton, “The Exhibition of the Collection of the Societe Anonyme: The Museum of Modern Art, 1920,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 10, no. 3 (December 1941): 4, ill.

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 81.

Ruth L. Bohan, The Société Anonyme’s Brooklyn Exhibition: Katherine Dreier and Modernism in America (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Research Press, 1982), 136, fig. 18.

Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 132, no. 125, ill.

Andrea Firmenrich, Heinrich Campendonk, 1889–1957: Leben und expressionistische Werk (Recklinghausen, Germany: Aurel Bongers, 1989).

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 191, ill.

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