Ben Nicholson

Painting 1935

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Ben Nicholson

1894 - 1982

Painting 1935

signed Ben Nicholson, indistinctly dated 1935 and inscribed (on the canvas overlap); also inscribed (on the stretcher bar)

oil on canvas

unframed: 63 by 93.5cm.; 24¾ by 36¾in.

framed: 66.5 by 98cm.; 26¼ by 38½in.

Executed in 1935. 

We are grateful to Rachel Smith and Lee Beard for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.

Sir John Leslie Martin
Waddington Galleries, London
Annely Juda Fine Art, London, 1976
CHASA Holdings (Jersey) Ltd., 1976
Annely Juda Fine Art, London, 1979
Waddington Galleries, London, 1979
Annely Juda Fine Art, London, 1983
Private Collection, Hamburg
Annely Juda Fine Art, London, 2010, where acquired by the present owner

J. L. Martin and S. Speight, The Flat Book, William Heinemann, London, 1939, illustrated no. 296
Herbert Read, Ben Nicholson, Paintings, Reliefs, Drawings, vol. 1, Lund Humphries, London, 1948, illustrated no. 81
Norbert Lynton, Ben Nicholson, Phaidon, London, 1993, illustrated p. 152

Münster, Westfalisches Landemuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Abstraction-Creation 1931 - 1936, 2 April - 4 June 1978, illustrated in the catalogue p.219, with tour to Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 16 June - 17 September 1978

London, Annely Juda Fine Art, Line & Circle, 28 February - 23 March 2013