Fox Trot B, with Black, Red, Blue, and Yellow Artist: Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872–1944)


Modern and Contemporary Art

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design

Oil on canvas


17 7/8 × 17 7/8 in. (45.4 × 45.4 cm)
framed: 22 1/8 × 22 1/8 × 1 1/2 in. (56.2 × 56.2 × 3.8 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Collection Société Anonyme

Accession Number



20th century


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 records is ongoing.



Collection Société Anonyme, to 1941; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • Florence Gétreau, Voir La Musique (Paris: Éditions Citadelles et Mazenod, 2017), 371, fig. 317
  • Elisabeth Hodermarsky, "Becoming Piet Mondrian: Two Transitional Works," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2016), 108, fig. 3
  • Daniel Soutif, "Fox Trot et Boogie Woogie," Télérama hors série: Piet Mondrian au centre pompidou (2010), 85, ill
  • Vertical Thoughts: Morton Feldman and the Visual Arts, exh. cat. (Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2010), 31, ill
  • Timothy Rub et al., Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective, ed. Michael R. Taylor, exh. cat. (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2009), 64
  • Daniel Soutif et al., The Jazz Century: Art, Cinema, Music and Photography from Picasso to Basquait (Milan: Skira, 2009), 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), 113, fig. 21
  • Jan van der Marck, In Quest of Excellence, exh. cat. (Miami: Center for Fine Arts, 1984), 139–40, no. 156
  • 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), 480, no. 504, ill
  • Nancy Troy, Mondrian and Neo-Plasticism in America, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 47, no. 35
  • Frank Elgar, Mondrian, exh. cat. (New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1968), 244, no. 337
  • The Classic Tradition in Contemporary Art, exh. cat. (Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1953), 50, no. 90
  • Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 64-65, ill
  • Catalog of an International Exhibition Illustrating the Most Recent Development in Abstract Art, exh. cat. (Buffalo: Société Anonyme, 1931), 11, no. 49
  • Katherine S. Dreier, The International Exhibition of Modern Art, exh. cat. (New York: Anderson Galleries, 1927), 15, no. 70
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Object/Work type

abstract (general art genre), nonrepresentational art




Inscr. verso top: "Hautt/Composition" middle "P. Mondrian," bottom "Fox-Trot-B"


Signed 1.r. P.M. 29

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