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Cat B213
Other S513, O391, B-
BMI 1111
Title Composition No.III with Red, Blue, Yellow and Black
Date 1929
Format Oil on canvas
Size (h,w) 50 x 50.5 cm
Signed lower right in red on black: P M 29
Location Private collection
Owners Michael Seuphor (Paris), gift of PM; c.1950 Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel; c.1950 Théodore Bally (Montreux); 1975 private collection.
Notes This was auctioned at Christie's NY on 14th May 2014 with an estimate of $15-25M. The provenance quoted is: 

Michel Seuphor, Paris (gift from the artist, circa 1930).
Alberto Sartoris, Geneva.
Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel (circa 1950).
Théodore Bally, Montreux (acquired from the above, circa 1950).
Private collection, Europe (acquired from the above, 1971); Estate sale, 
Christie's, New York, 14 May 1997, lot 9.
Private collection, New York (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2009.

See also B137 and B206 above. 
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B213 Composition No.III with Red, Blue, Yellow and Black