Modern and Contemporary Art
Artist: Juan Gris, Spanish, 1887–1927

Newspaper and Fruit Dish

1916

Oil on canvas

93.5 x 61 cm (36 13/16 x 24 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
1941.489
Culture: 
Spanish
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Leonce Rosenberg, Paris; Collection of the Societe Anonymne, New York (bought from Leonce Rosenberg in 1927).

Bibliography: 

George Heard Hamilton, “The Exhibition of the Collection of the Societe Anonyme: The Museum of Modern Art, 1920,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 10, no. 3 (December 1941): 3, 5, ill.

Katherine S. Dreier, James Johnson Sweeney, and Naum Gabo, Three Lectures on Modern Art (New York: Philosophical Library, 1949), 53, ill.

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 59-60, ill.

Francoise Forster-Hahn, French and School of Paris Paintings in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1968), 13.

Angelica A. Rudenstine, The Guggenheim Museum Collection: Paintings 1880–1945, 2 vols. (New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1976), 189–91, ill.

Douglas Cooper and Margaret Potter, Juan Gris: catalogue raisonne de l’oeuvre peint etabli, 2 vols. (Paris: John Berggruen Gallery, 1977), fig. 162.

Ruth L. Bohan, The Société Anonyme’s Brooklyn Exhibition: Katherine Dreier and Modernism in America (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Research Press, 1982), 141, fig. 9.

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), 315, no. 315, 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), 160, 175, fig. 6.

Richard Meyer, “ ‘Big, Middle-Class Modernism’,” October 131 (Winter 2010): 71–72, ill.

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.