Modern and Contemporary Art
Artist: Theo van Doesburg, Dutch, 1883–1931

Simultaneous Composition


Oil on canvas

50.2 x 50.4 cm (19 3/4 x 19 13/16 in.) framed: 80.3 x 69.9 x 6 cm (31 5/8 x 27 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)
Gift of Katherine S. Dreier to Collection Société Anonyme
20th century
On view

Nelly van Doesburg sold February 1948 to Katherine S. Dreier and Marcel Duchamp


Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 66-67, ill.

Joost Baljeu, Theo van Doesburg (New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1974), 179, 200, ill.

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), 195, no. 197, 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), 171, ill.

Gladys Fabre and Doris Wintgens Hotte, eds., Van Doesburg and the International Avant-Garde: Constructing a New World, exh. cat. (London: Tate Modern, 2009), 63, fig. 48.

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