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Theo van Doesburg: Composition XX  wikidata:Q2115556 reasonator:Q2115556 
artist QS:P170,Q160422
Theo van Doesburg: Composition XX
Composition XX
Object type painting Edit this at Wikidata
Date 1920
date QS:P571,+1920-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 92 cm (36.2 in); Width: 71 cm (27.9 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,92U174728;P2049,71U174728
institution QS:P195,Q176251
Accession number
528 (1979.4)
Place of creation Leiden
Object history

: inherited by Nelly van Doesburg (1899-1975), Meudon, from Theo van Doesburg (1883-1931), Meudon

circa 1948
date QS:P,+1948-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
: purchased by Burton Tremaine (1919-2008), Meriden, Connecticut, from Nelly van Doesburg, Meudon
Unknown date
Unknown date
: acquired by Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York City

: purchased by Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza (1921-2002) from Andrew Crispo Gallery

: transferred to the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Exhibition history

Retrospektiv Theo van Doesburg, Landesmuseum, Weimar, , 28, as Komposition XX, 1921.

Retrospektiv Theo van Doesburg (?), , Kestner Gesellschaft, Hanover, no catalog.

Les Surindépendants, , Parc des expositions de la porte de Versailles, Paris, 302, as Composition, 1920.

‘1940’, Deuxième exposition, Rétrospective Van Doesburg, Parc des expositions de la porte de Versailles, Paris, , 41, as Composition, 1920.

Theo van Doesburg, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, , 50, p. 102, as Compositie, 1920.

Liniens Sammenslutning, Efter-expressionisme, abstrakt kunst, neoplasticisme, surrealisme (?), Den frie Udstilling's Bygning, Copenhagen, , 16, as Toile composition, 1920.

Art Concret, , Galerie René Drouin, Paris, 11, as Composition, 1920.

Theo van Doesburg, Retrospective exhibition, Art of this Century Gallery, New York City, , 26, as Composition, 1919-1920.

Walt Kuhn, Lyonel Feininger and Theo van Doesburg (?), , County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, no catalog.

Theo van Doesburg, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, , no catalog.

Theo van Doesburg, Paintings, drawings, photographs and architectural drawings, The Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago, Chicago, , 25, as Composition, 1920.

Theo van Doesburg (?), Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, , no catalog.

Exhibition Van Doesburg, Robinson Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, , 26, as Composition, 1919.

Painters of De Stijl. Debut of abstract art in Holland, 1917-21, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York City, .

De Stijl, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, , 81, as Compositie, 1921.

25th anniversary exhibition. From Picasso to Dubuffet, from Brancusi to Giacometti, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York City, , ill. 123.

Mondrian und De Stijl, Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne, , without, p. 109, as Composition, 1919.

Masters in 20th century art, , Sidney Janis Gallery, New York City, no catalog.

The spirit of modernism. The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century masters, , The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, as Composition, 1919.

Meisterwerke des 15.-20. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung Thyssen-Bornemisza, Nationalgalerie, Budapest, , Neue Galerie, Szombathely, , 42, p. 121, as Kompozíció, 1919/1920.

Pioniere der abstrakten Kunst aus der Sammlung Thyssen-Bornemisza, , Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne, p. 82.

Wege zur Abstraktion. 80 Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Thyssen-Bornemisza, Villa Vauban, Luxembourg, , Haus der Kunst, Munich, , Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Vienna, , 15, p. 52-53, as Komposition, 1919-1920.

Van Doesburg and the International Avant-Garde, Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, , Tate Modern, London, , ISBN 978-1-85437-872-9, without, p. 248, no image, as Composition XX, 1920.

AnonymousUnknown author, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, as Composición XX, 1920.

AnonymousUnknown author, RKDimages, Art-work number 215665, as Composition XX, 1920.

Merz, no. 2 (): p. 21, as Kompositie 20. See Digital Dada Library.

Els Hoek (ed.; 2000) Theo van Doesburg. Oeuvrecatalogus, Bussum: Uitgeverij Thot, ISBN 90-6868-255-5, p. 268, 651, with color image, as Compositie XX, 1920.
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