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lower left: Kupka

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Provenance

Acquired from the artist by Eugénie Kupka; Mr. and Mrs. Jan Mladek, Washington, D.C., by 1965; acquired 1984 by NGA through gift and purchase.

Exhibition History

1996
Frantisek Kupka - The Meda Mladek Collection, Akademiehof, Vienna, September-November 1996, no cat.
1996
Frantisek Kupka ze sbírky Jana a Medy Mládkovych ve Washingtonu, The Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague, May-August 1996, no. 122, repro.
1997
Painting the Universe: Frantisek Kupka, Pioneer in Abstraction, Dallas Museum of Art; Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany; Národní galerie v Praze/Sbírka moderního a soucasného umeni [National Gal. in Prague, Coll. of Mod. Art], Prague, 1997-1998, no. 112.
1998
Kupka: Localización de móviles gráficos 1912-1913, Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 1998-1999, no. 16, repro.
2003
Aux origines de l'abstraction, 1800-1914, Musée d'Orsay, Paris, 2003-2004, no. 118, repro.
2005
Visual Music, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 2005, unnumbered catalogue, repro.

Bibliography

1985
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 218, repro.
1997
Andel, Jaroslav and Dorothy Kosinski. Painting the Universe: Frantisek Kupka, Pioneer in Abstraction, Exh. cat., Dallas Museum of Art, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, National Gallery in Prague, 1997-1998, no. 112, repro.
2000
Kirsh, Andrea, and Levenson, Rustin S. Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies. Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies, vol. 1. New Haven, 2000: 264.

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