Description & Technical information

Date:  circa 1898-1899
Period:  19th century
Origin:  Suisse
Medium: Pencil, black and red chalk on cardboard
Dimensions: 37.6 x 42.2 cm (14³/₄ x 16⁵/₈ inches)
Provenance: Dr. J.F.S Esser collection, Amsterdam, 1913.
Sale, Christie's Amsterdam, June 10th 1990, n°239.
Private collection, North Europe.

Literature: Robert P. Welsh, Piet Mondrian's Early Career, The Naturalistic Periods, Garland, New-York, 1977, illustrated under the n°159, p.97.
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Mondrian, drawings and watercolors, exhibition catalogue, 1981, illustrated under the n°2, p.92.
Yves-Alain Bois, L'Atelier de Mondrian : recherches et dessins, Paris, 1982, illustrated under n°2.
Herbert Henkels, "Mondrian in Winterswijk", in Mondrian from figuration to abstraction, The Hague / Tokyo, 1987-1988, illustrated p.162.Joop
Joosten and Robert P. Welsh, Piet Mondrian. Catalogue Raisonné of the Naturalistic Works (until early 1911), Vol. 1, Editions Cercle d'art, Paris, 1998, illustrated under the n°A79, p.186.                                                                  
Marty Bax, Mondrian complet, Aldershot/Burlington, 2001, illustrated p.295.

Exhibitions: Van Gogh bis Cobra : Holländische Malerei 1880-1950, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, November 23rd 1980 - January 18th 1981, n°2.
Mondrian, drawing & watercolors, The Baltimore Museum of Art, July 11th - September 20th 1981, n°2.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints