Marie Vassilieff (1884-1957)
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Marie Vassilieff (1884-1957)

Composition rayonniste

Marie Vassilieff (1884-1957)
Composition rayonniste
oil on canvas
24 x 19 5/8 in. (61 x 50 cm.)
Painted circa 1917
Anonymous sale, Blache, Versailles, 16 March 1975, lot 233.
Musée du Petit Palais, Geneva [Oscar Ghez], by 1980.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in January 1987.
S. Prim-Goguel, Marie Vassilieff de l'Avant-garde aux modes (1907-1937), diss., September 1982, Université Paris I, p. 112 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Hupel, Marie Vassilieff 1884-1957, Un peintre cubiste méconnu, June - July 1969, no. 7 (titled 'Composition cubiste').
Milan, Palazzo Reale, L'altra meta' dell'Avanguardia 1910-1940, February - May 1980, p. 66 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Rome, Palazzo Esposizioni.
Genoa, Galleria Martini & Ronchetti, Marie Vassilieff (Maria Ivanovna Vassilieva), Disegni cubisti 1909/1915, 1983, n.p. (illustrated; titled 'Composizione cubista'; dated '1910-1915').
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Lot Essay

This work will be included in the forthcoming Marie Vassilieff Catalogue raisonné being prepared by Claude Bernes.

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