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Cat B305
Other S439, O311, B-
BMI n/a
Title Composition with Grid 3, 1918 / Composition No. 15 1918/1942
Date 1942
Format Charcoal and oil on canvas
Size (h,w) 97.5 x 61.5 cm
Signed lower left: PM 1915 ('in New York handwriting')
Location Private collection
Owners 1944 PM's estate, Harry Holtzman (NY); 1962 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1964 Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, NY; c.1968 Otto Preminger; c.1980 Galerie Tarica, Paris; 1980 Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé (Paris); 2009 auction, Christie's, Paris.
Notes The picture, once owned by Otto Preminger and later by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, was auctioned at Christie's, Paris in February 2009 for €14.4M ($18.5M). Its first state was established in 1919. Image from Christie's.
See also B108 and B142.
US © n/a

B305 Composition No. 15