25 June 2008
László Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946)
signed with the monogram (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed 'to Art Christmas 45 Moholy-Nagy' (upper right)
wax crayon and pencil on paper
11 x 8½ in. (27.7 x 21.5 cm.)
Executed in 1945
Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1982.
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London, Annely Juda Fine Art, Line + Movement, Mondrian, van Doesburg, van der Leck, Vantongerloo, Vordemberge-Gildewart, Domela and Moholy-Nagy, June - September 1979, no. 41 (illustrated p. 67).
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