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Jean Xceron (1890-1967)
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Jean Xceron (1890-1967)

Composition 239A

Jean Xceron (1890-1967)
Composition 239A
signed with initials 'J.X.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
51 x 35 in. (129.5 x 88.9 cm.)
Painted in 1937.
The artist.
Mary Dorros Xceron, New York, wife of the above.
[With]Washburn Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1977.
J. Burnham, “Mondrian's American Circle,” Arts, vol. 48, no. 1, September 1973, p. 37, illustrated.
S.C. Munson, "Modernism, American Style," Commentary, May 1, 2000.
D. Ngo, ed., Art + Architecture: The Ebsworth Collection + Residence, San Francisco, California, 2006, n.p.
New York, Peridot-Washburn Gallery, Jean-Xceron, September 14-October 2, 1971.
Chicago, Illinois, Museum of Contemporary Art, Post Mondrian Abstraction in America, March 31-May 13, 1973, illustrated.
New York, Washburn Gallery, American Abstract Paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, September 9-October 2, 1976, cover illustration.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art; San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America, 1927-1944, October 29, 1983-September 2, 1984, pp. 142, 236, no. 144, illustrated.
St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis Art Museum; Honolulu, Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, The Ebsworth Collection: American Modernism, 1911-1947, November 20, 1987-June 5, 1988, pp. 38, 42, 192-93, 223, no. 74, illustrated.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March 5-November 12, 2000, pp. 269-71, 301, no. 73, illustrated.
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