Sonia Delaunay (1884-1979)
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Sonia Delaunay (1884-1979)

Projet de panneau pour le Palais de l'Air (Moteur d'Avion, Tableau de bord, Hélice)

Sonia Delaunay (1884-1979)
Projet de panneau pour le Palais de l'Air (Moteur d'Avion, Tableau de bord, Hélice)
each signed and dated 'S.Delaunay 36' (lower right);
Moteur d'avion numbered '701'; Tableau de bord numbered '702'; Hélice numbered '703' (lower right)
gouache on paper
each image 9½ x 22 in. (24 x 56 cm.)
each sheet approx. 15 3/8 x 26 in. (39 x 66 cm.)
Executed in 1936; three works sold in one lot
The artist's estate.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
A.A. Cohen, Sonia Delaunay, New York, 1975, no. 158 (Moteur d'avion illustrated).
Exh. cat., Robert, Sonia Delaunay, Musee d'art moderne de la ville, Paris, 1985 (illustrated p. 264).
D. Molinari, Robert et Sonia Delaunay, Paris, 1987, nos. 278-280 (illustrated p. 157).
Buffalo, Albright-Knox Gallery, Sonia Delaunay, A Retrospective, February - March 1980, nos. 132-134 (illustrated pp. 176 & 177); this exhibition later travelled to Pittsburgh, Museum of Art (Carnegie Institute), Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, Atlanta, The High Museum of Art, New York, The Grey Art Gallery (New York University), Chicago, Art Institute and Montreal, Musée d'Art Contemporain.
Lisbon, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Robert and Sonia Delaunay, January - February 1982.
Bern, Kunstmuseum, Sonia & Robert Delaunay, November 1991 - February 1992 (illustrated p. 134).
Cologne, Galerie Gmurzynska, Robert & Sonia Delaunay, Weltausstellung, Paris, 1937, 1997 (illustrated p. 58).
Valencia, Fundacio Bancaixa, Robert i Sonia Delaunay, Exposicio Internacional d'Arts i Tecniques de Paris, 1937, October 2002 - January 2003 (illustrated p. 123).
Bielefeld, Kunsthalle, Sonia Delaunays Welt der Kunst, November 2008 - February 2009, p. 478.
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