Catalogue entry

T03084 COMPOSITION 1950

Inscribed ‘Staël’ bottom left
Oil on hardboard, 49 1/8 × 31 1/8 (124.8 × 79.2)
Purchased from E.J. Power (Grant-in-Aid) 1980
Prov: with Jacques Dubourg, Paris; with Mayor Gallery, London; E.J. Power, London, 1956
Exh: Nicolas de Staël 1914–1955, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, May–June 1956 (16, repr.); Nicolas de Staël, Grand Palais, Paris, May–August 1981 (45, repr.in colour); Tate Gallery, October–November 1981 (45, repr.in colour)
Lit: Jacques Dubourg and Françoise de Staël, Nicolas de Staël, Paris 1968, no.259, p.145 repr.
Repr: Jean Pierre Jouffroy, La Mesure de Nicolas de Staël, Neuchâtel 1981, pl.21 in colour

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Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984