Marlow Moss Composition in Yellow, Black and White 1949

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Artwork details

Artist
Marlow Moss 1889–1958
Title
Composition in Yellow, Black and White
Date 1949
Medium Oil paint and wood on canvas
Dimensions Object: 508 x 356 x 6 mm
frame: 616 x 465 x 54 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Miss Erica Brausen 1969
Reference
T01113
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Marlow Moss 1890–1958
T01113 COMPOSITION IN YELLOW, BLACK AND WHITE 1949
Inscribed ‘Marlow Moss. 49.’ on canvas on lower right side of stretcher.
Canvas, with strips of painted wood in relief, 20×14× 1/4 (51×35·5×1).
Presented by Miss Erica Brausen 1969.
Coll: Miss Erica Brausen since 1953.
Exh: Hanover Gallery, Nov.–Dec. 1953 (5).

From 1927 a disciple and from 1929 a friend of Mondrian, whom she saw frequently till 1938, Marlow Moss was closely concerned with Neo-Plasticist theory. Miss Brausen wrote (30 April 1969) that T1113 ‘was based on mathematical theory.’

Published in:
The Tate Gallery: Acquisitions 1968-9, London 1969

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