Composition B (no II) with Red by Piet Mondrian

Two vertical lines and two horizontal lines cover the canvas from edge to edge to describe a cruciform shape and create unequal rectangles or panes.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
118.2 x 101 cm
Art Fund grant:
£150,000 ( Total: £1,551,707; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Estate of Nicolete Gray (through Christie's)

The top left hand pane is painted red.

Provenance

Bought by Helen Sutherland in 1936; inherited by Nicolete Gray in 1965.

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