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Cat B178
Other S488, O361, B-
BMI n/a
Title Stage Set Model for Michel Suphor's "L'Éphémère est éternal"
Date 1926
Format Gouache on cardboard box with three moveable backdrop elements
Size (h,w) 35 x 40 cm
Signed  
Location
Owners Destroyed by Mondrian after 1934
Credits Image [2] and detail [1] from Bois et al. The model is on the left of the photograph, taken at 26 rue du Départ in 1929. The paintings shown are probably B216, B201, B214 and B215.

Thre three reconstructions were found on the internet. They agree on the colours on the front arch and as there were three moveable backdrops, they may all be correct (or even the same reconstruction).
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B178 Stage Set Model
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Mondrian's studio
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Reconstruction I
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Reconstruction II
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Reconstruction III