Duhamel Fine Art - Home

< Back to history

 - Bleus mouvants III

Frank Kupka

Bleus mouvants III
1925-27 109 x 111 cm. (42 ⅞ x 43 ¾ in.) Signed and dated lower left: Kupka 33,Titled on the stretcher: Bleus mouvants III Oil on canvas Painted in 1925-27, retouched by the artist in 1933

Provenance:

Private collection, Paris (aquired from the artist circa 1945)

Then by descent

Exhibited:

Paris, Musée des écoles étrangères contemporaines, Jeu de Paume, F. Kupka et A. Mucha, June1936, n°34  p. 9 (as Plans en mouvement)

Prague, Galerie SVU Mànes, Frantisek Kupka, Life Work, November – December 1946

Paris, Salon des réalités nouvelles, 1949, n°284 (as Bleus par plans)

Paris, Salon des réalités nouvelles, Jubilé Kupka, 1953

Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne, Kupka, 27 May – 13 July 1958, n°64 p. 28, pl. XXIII (as Bleus Mouvants II)

New York, Guggenheim Museum, František Kupka, a retrospective, 1975, n°150 illustrated

Zurich, Kunsthaus, Frank Kupka 1871-1957, 17 January – 14 March 1976, n° 150, p. 201 illustrated in colour

Marienburg, Galerie Gmurzynska, Frank Kupka, die andere Realität, 28 April – 15 July 1995, pp. 150-151 illustrated in colour

Literature:

L. Vachtovà, Frank Kupka, Thames & Hudson 1968, n° 256 p. 309, illustrated p.193 (incorrect dimensions)

To be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by Pierre Brullé.