Composition

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Provenance
André Lefèvre, Paris
Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Pari, "Collection Andrew Lefevre," 24 November 1967, lot 130, ill.
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 24 November 1967-6 March 1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972
Exhibition History
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Ibero-American Art: Selections from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection," 8 October-15 November 1981, unpublished checklist, no. 22.
MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid. "J. Torres-Garcia," June-August 1991, no. 64, p. 104. Tour: IVAM, Valencia, Sept-Nov. 1991.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Crosscurrents of Modernism: Four Latin American Pioneers," 11 June-7 September 1992, no. 28, ill. p. 130; p. 131.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, International Program, New York. "Latin American Artists of the 20th Century, 1992-93," no. 213, ill. p. 353. TOUR: MUSÉE D'ART MODERNE, CENTRE POMPIDOU, Paris, 10 November 1992-11 January 1993; COLOGNE KUNSTHALLE, 8 February-25 April (withdrawn from MoMA show: see file for the changes).
MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid. "Heterotopias: Medio Siglo Sin Lugar," 12 December 2000-27 February 2001.
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY. "Latin Viewpoints," August 17-November 3, 1996, ill. p. 88.
Menil Collection, Houston. "Joaquin Torres-Garcia: Constructing Abstraction with Wood, Sept 25, 2009-Jan 3, 2010, no. 59, ill. p. 68. Tour: San Diego Museum of Art, CA, Feb 20-May 3, 2010.
Published References
MOSS, BRETT. "Shedding light on Latin artists," Washington Times (29 August 1994), p. C14.
UNSIGNED. "Latin American Artists in Washington DC Collections," Washington Sun (22 September 1994), n.p.
See file for further info: MASLACH 1998 and GRADOWCZYK 2007.
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972
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Accession Number
72.295
Artist
Joaquín Torres-García, Uruguayan, b. Montevideo, 1874–1949
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
45 3/4 x 35 3/8 in. (116.2 x 89.9 cm)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Type
Painting