28 Oct '13, 2am

Piet Mondrian, "Village Church" (1898). More: #art #painting

Piet Mondrian, "Village Church" (1898). More: #art #painting

Piet Mondriaan (1872-1944) Village Church - De Jacobskerk in Winterswijk signed lower left Piet Mondriaan , and inscribed with a poem on the reverse (see separate catalogue) pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolour and gouache on paper 75 x 50 cm Executed in 1898 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the Lindeboom-Harrestein family, most probably by 1900, thence by descent. On loan to the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam from a private collection, inv.no. RP-T-BR-1994-I until 1999. Saleroom Notice Please note that the poem is not inscribed on the reverse of the sheet, as stated in the catalogue, but on an old backing. This backing was lost in the past. Literature Robert P. Welsh, Piet Mondrian's Early Career , Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton University, Princeton, 1965, pp. 32-35 Robert P. Welsh, exh.cat. Piet Mondrian 1872-1944 , Toronto/Philadelphia 1966, p. 44-45, fig. 3 (ill...

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