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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Piet Mondrian, Dutch, 1872–1944

Fen near Saasveld

ca. 1907

Charcoal with traces of white chalk and red crayon

sheet: 95.7 × 138.8 cm (37 11/16 × 54 5/8 in.)
Gift of Bruce B. Dayton, B.A. 1940
1966.130
Geography: 
Made in The Netherlands
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

In ca. 1907-1912, acquired by Dr. J.S.F. Esser; 1946, heirs of Dr. Esser; by 1964 at the Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York and Chicago; to Mr. and Mrs. Bruce B. Dayton, Minneapolis, Minn.

Bibliography: 

Elisabeth Hodermarsky, “Becoming Piet Mondrian: Two Transitional Works,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2016): 107, fig. 2.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.