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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Piet Mondrian, Dutch (Amersfoort, The Netherlands 1872 - 1944 New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles
Former Title: Landscape (Twente Farm Buildings Surrounded by Trees IV)
Former Title: Landscape
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Charcoal, black, red, and white chalk on tan wove paper, mounted to paper, then mounted to canvas and stretched around a stretcher
96.1 x 141.1 cm (37 13/16 x 55 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: Back of stretcher (per letter Miriam Stewart 1998): [Printed:] Pitt & Scott Ltd, Paris; [Handwritten:] Frumkin / of 308-62
  • label: Per letter Miriam Stewart 1998 (file): [Printed:] Pitt & Scott Ltd, Paris; [handwritten:] Paysage / 4 / 5 / 62 / Quai des / Grands / Augustins
  • label: Per letter Miriam Stewart 1998 (file): [Printed:] Allan Stone Galleries / 48 E. 86th Street / New York 28, New York
The artist, sold; to J. S. F. Esser, to; Carla Esser, Paris. Allan Frumkin, Chicago and New York. James Goodman, Buffalo, New York. [Allan Stone Galleries, New York, New York], partial gift, partial purchase; to Fogg Art Museum, 1963.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Contemporary Art Fund and Gift of Allan Stone, Class of 1954
© Mondrian/Holtzman Trust
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Patrick J. Kelleher, College Museum Notes, Art Journal (1964), XXIII/3, p. 240, 12 (only reproduction)

Emily S. Rauh, Recent Accessions. Piet Mondrian Landscape, Fogg Art Museum Newsletter (1964), 1, no. 4, May 1864

Michel Seuphor, Piet Mondrian, sa vie, son oeuvre, Flammarion (Paris, 1970), nr. 209 of 'list of all Known Works'

Robert Welsh, Piet Mondrian's early career: the 'naturalistic' periods, Garland Publishers, Inc. (New York, 1977), p. 100, fig. 165

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 301, p. 257, repr.

Eric M. Rosenberg and Miriam Stewart, The Harvest of 1830: The Barbizon Legacy, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 19

Joop M. Joosten and Robert Welsh, Piet Mondrian: Catalogue Raisonné, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, 1998), cat. no. A541, p. 373, repr.

Marty Bax, Complete Mondrian, Lund Humphries (Burlington, VT, 2001), p. 418, repr.

Marjan van Heteren, The Mondrian Mystery, exh. cat., Waanders Uitgevers and Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar (Zwolle and Alkmaar, The Netherlands, 2018), pp. 14-20, fig. 15, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

The Harvest of 1830: the Barbizon Legacy, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/25/1990 - 10/21/1990

Van Gogh to Mondrian: Dutch Works on Paper, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 07/25/2000 - 11/05/2000

Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870–1910, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2016 - 08/14/2016

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