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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 311

    Piet Mondrian (1872-1944)

    Haystack and Farm Sheds in a Field

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Piet Mondrian (1872-1944)
    Haystack and Farm Sheds in a Field
    oil on canvas
    14 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. (37 x 52.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1897-1898


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    Provenance

    Parson M. Barendrecht, Amsterdam, by February 1899.
    Dr J. Barendrecht, The Hague, by descent from the above in 1954.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 28 May 1986, lot 50.
    Paolo del Bosco Art Gallery, Trento, by 1991.
    Private collection, Italy, by whom acquired in the 1990s.


    Literature

    R.P. Welsh, Piet Mondrian's Early Career, The 'Naturalistic' Periods, New York & London, 1977, pp. 43 & 44 (illustrated p. 48).
    R.P. Welsh, Piet Mondrian, Catalogue Raisonné of the Naturalistic Works (until early 1911), vol. I, Blaricum & Paris, 1998, no. A148, p. 215 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Regina, Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, Piet Mondrian and the Hague School of Landscape Painting, October - November 1969, no. 47 (illustrated p. 46; titled 'Hayrick and Farm Sheds' and dated 'circa 1899'); this exhibition later travelled to Edmonton, Edmonton Art Gallery, December 1969.