This composition by Mondrian dates from the year he co founded the artistic group De Stijl. It marks the transition from his early work to his later abstract compositions: the blocks float against the white ground and the colours are still rather muted. Mondrian also painted the frame as well as the canvas.
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|Title||Composition with colour fields|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Height 48 cm
Width 60.5 cm
|Accession number||1543 (MK)|
|Credits||Schenking / Donation: A.P. van Hoey Smith 1928|
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Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
|Geographical origin||The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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All about the artist
Amersfoort 1872 - New York 1944
Piet Mondriaan first painted mainly naturalistic landscapes. From 1907 his work changed under the influence of theosophical ideas. He developed the theory of '...Bekijk het volledige profiel