24 June 2015
Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943)
Composition à cercles et demicercles
signed and dated 'S.H.Taeuber-Arp 1938' (on the reverse)
gouache on paper
10 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. (26 x 35 cm.)
Executed in 1938
Galerie Bel’Art, Stockholm.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1980s.
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Mjellby, Konstmuseum, Halmstadsgruppens Museum, Otto G. Carlsund och konkretistfiaskot i Stockholm 1930, June - August 2004, p. 133 (illustrated).
Please note that the provenance is as follows, and not as stated in the catalogue:
Egon Östlund, Sweden.
Acquired from the above by the present owner before 1952.
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