Still Life with Bottle and Cup Artist: Marthe Donas (Belgian, 1885–1967)


Modern and Contemporary Art

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

Collage of lace, sandpaper, cloth, netting, and paint on composition board


20 7/8 × 15 3/16 in. (53 × 38.6 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.

  • Joanna Fiduccia, "Marthe Donas’s Tactility," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2020–2021), 56–65, fig. 1, 3
  • Jenny Anger, "Marthe Donas: Between Der Sturm and the Société Anonyme," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2020–2021), 38–45, cover ill., fig. 2
  • Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 164, fig. 11
  • 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), 197, no. 198, ill
  • Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 18, ill
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Additional information

Object/Work type

abstract (general art genre), still lifes


Women artists


Inscribed verso "1917"


Signed l.r. "Tour Donas"

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