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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1987.88
People
Theo van Doesburg, Dutch (Utrecht, Netherlands 1883 - 1931 Davos, Switzerland)
Title
Construction of Space-Time IV
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Construction de l'espace-temps 4
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1923
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/221350
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink, red gouache, and graphite on trace paper
Dimensions
40.7 x 22.3 cm (16 x 8 3/4 in.)
mount: 48.2 x 35.2 cm (19 x 13 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.l.: Théo van Doesburg 1923 Paris
  • inscription: on backing paper, l.l. margin, graphite, in artist's hand: Théo van Doesburg 1923 Paris
  • inscription: backing paper, l.r., graphite and black ink, French, in artist's hand: Construction de l'espace-temps 4
Provenance
Nelly van Doesburg, sold; to Fredric Wertham, 1947 or 1949, gift of his wife Hesketh; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1987.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Fredric Wertham Collection, Gift of his wife Hesketh
Accession Year
1987
Object Number
1987.88
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Theo van Doesburg Painter Poet Architect, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, 03/12/2000 - 06/18/2000

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