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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.
|Title||Composition with colour fields|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
|Location||This object is on view in room 05|
Height : 48 cm
Width : 60,5 cm
Painter: Piet Mondriaan
|Accession number||1543 (MK)|
|Credits||Schenking / Donation: A.P. van Hoey Smith 1928|
|Age maker||About 45 years old|
|Exhibitions|| De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
|External exhibitions|| De Stijl. Het Europese vervolg. Kunst design en architectuur 1917-1931 (2009)
De Stijl (2010)
Piet Mondriaan en Bart Van der Leck (2017)
De Kleuren van De Stijl (2017)
|Material||Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique|
|Oil > Paint > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique|
|Object||Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object|
|Geographical origin||The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
All about the maker
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 'n..