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City Rhythm

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Charmion von Wiegand is best known as a leading American practitioner of Neo-Plasticism, an abstract style invented by the influential Dutch avant-garde painter Piet Mondrian [2009.5042]. (The English term Neo-Plasticism is in fact a mistranslation of Mondrian’s Dutch name for the movement,...

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Inscription

Lower left: CHARMION/WIEGAND.; Reverse: Charmion WIEGAND/MAY 1948/CITY RHYTHM

Provenance

1948, the artist. May 31, 1985, Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture of the 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries, Christie's, New York, lot 322, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 1985)

Credit Line

Robert Jordan Fund

Copyright

Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York, NY

1948

Dimensions

43.18 x 30.48 cm (17 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

1985.330

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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