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Artist: Marthe Donas, Belgian, 1885–1967

Still Life with Fruit

ca. 1918–19

Oil on canvas

61 × 40.6 cm (24 × 16 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
Not on view
20th century

Der Sturm, Berlin, to 1922; Katherine Dreier, 1922–41; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


Tour Donas, exh. cat. (Geneva: Librairie Kundis, 1919), Comp. cit.

Nell Walden, Tour Donas: Gesamtschau, exh. cat. (Berlin: Der Sturm, 1920).

Tour Donas, exh. cat. (Brussels: Galerie La Vierge, 1926).

Hans Hildebrandt, Die Frau als Künstlerin (Berlin: R. Mosse, 1928).

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 18.

Maurits Blicke, “Trop peu connu dans son pays: Marthe Donas,” De Periscoop 9 (July 1959).

Leopold Reidemeister, Der Sturm: Herwarth Wladen und die Europaische Avantgarde Berlin 1912–1932, exh. cat. (Berlin: Nationalgalerie, 1961).

Hommage à M. Donas, exh. cat. (Brussels: Schleiper et fils, 1961), Comp. cit.

Michel Seuphor, La Peinture Abstraite en Flandre (Brussels: Editions Arcade, 1963).

Maurits Blicke, “Marthe Donas,” Musée de Beauz-Arts De Belgique Bulletin 13 (1964): 83–90.

Herta Wescher, Collage (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1968).

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), 199, no. 200, ill.

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