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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Piet Mondrian, Dutch, 1872–1944

Fox Trot B, with Black, Red, Blue, and Yellow


Oil on canvas

45.4 × 45.4 cm (17 7/8 × 17 7/8 in.)
framed: 56.2 × 56.2 × 3.8 cm (22 1/8 × 22 1/8 × 1 1/2 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
On view
20th century

Katherine S. Dreier, The International Exhibition of Modern Art, exh. cat. (New York: Anderson Galleries, 1927), 15, no. 70.

Catalog of an International Exhibition Illustrating the Most Recent Development in Abstract Art, exh. cat. (Buffalo: Société Anonyme, 1931), 11, no. 49.

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 64-65, ill.

The Classic Tradition in Contemporary Art, exh. cat. (Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1953), 50, no. 90.

Frank Elgar, Mondrian, exh. cat. (New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1968), 244, no. 337.

Nancy Troy, Mondrian and Neo-Plasticism in America, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 47, no. 35.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Elisabeth Hodermarsky, “Becoming Piet Mondrian: Two Transitional Works,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2016): 108, fig. 3.

Florence Gétreau, Voir La Musique (Paris: Éditions Citadelles et Mazenod, 2017), 371, fig. 317.

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.