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Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943)
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Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943)

Composition dans un cercle blanc sur fond noir

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Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943)
Composition dans un cercle blanc sur fond noir
gouache on paper
10 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (27 x 35 cm.)
Executed in 1936
Provenance
The artist's estate (no. 1936/4).
Acquired from the above by the parents of the present owner by 1948, and thence by descent.
Literature
G. Schmidt, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Basel, 1948, no. 1936/4, p. 139.
Exhibited
Aargau, Kunsthaus, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, zum 100. Geburtstag, April - May 1989, this exhibition later travelled to Lugano, Museo Cantonale d'Arte, May - July 1989; Museum der Stadt Ulm, July - September 1989; and Kunstmuseum Bochum, September - October 1989.
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