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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Carl Buchheister, German, 1890–1964

White with Black Wedge


Oil, enamel, sand and wood on panel

63.5 × 76.5 × 3.5 cm (25 × 30 1/8 × 1 3/8 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
Not on view
20th century

KSD from the artist, Hanover, 1937


Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 35, ill.

Michel Seuphor, Dictionary of Abstract Painting (New York: Paris Book Center, 1957).

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), 109, no. 87, ill.

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 85, fig. 13.

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