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Mondrian 1920s - Part I

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B104 No. VI / Composition NoII, 1920
Oil on canvas, 100.5x101 cm
Signed lower right in grey plane: PM 20
Tate Gallery, London
S449, O316, B-, BMI 4445
Owners: 1944 Harry Holtzman; 1964 Marlborough-Gerson Gallery; 1967 Tate, London.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.

The photograph, from Bois et al, shows B165 and B226 at the École de Paris exhibition, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam in 1932.

Mondrian B104 Composition NoII, 1920 Mondrian B104
B105 Composition A, 1920
Oil on canvas, 90x91 cm
Signed ?
La Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome
S448, O315, B-, BMI
Owners: 1921 Anthony Kok (Leiden); 1949 Jon N. Streep (Amsterdam / NY); 1950 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1952 Nelson A. Rockerfeller; 1971 Marlborough-Gerson Gallery; 1972 Galleria Nazionale, Rome.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.
Mondrian B105 Composition A, 1920
B106 Composition B, 1920
Oil on canvas, 67x57.5 cm
Signed lower centre: PM '20
Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
S452, O319, B-, BMI
Owners: 1920 consigned to TvD; 1921 consigned to, then owned by JJP Oud; [1951-59 on loan to Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen, Rotterdam]; 1959 Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne; 1959 William Hack; 1979 Hack Museum.
Mondrian B106 Composition B, 1920
B107 Composition C, 1920
Oil on canvas, 60.3x61 cm
Signed lower left: PM 20
MoMA, New York, bequest of Lillie P. Bliss
S451, O318, B-, BMI
Owners: 1920 Peter Alma (Amsterdam); 1947 Herbert Tannenbaum (Amsterdam); 1948 Kleeman Gelleries NY, 1948 MoMA.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.
Mondrian B107 Composition C, 1920
B108 Composition I, 1920
Oil on canvas, 75x65 cm
Signed lower left: PM 20
Private collection
S-, O-, B-, BMI
Owners: Galerie de L'Éffort Moderne, Paris; 19 Oct 1921 Auction, A Mak, Amsterdam; 1921 HP Bremmer & Helene Kröller-Müller (s'Gravenhage); 1968 wedding gift to GJ van Winsen-Arper (s'Gravenhage); 1969 heirs of GJvW-A; 2 Jul 1969 Auction, Sotheby's, London to YSL; Feb 2009 Auction, Christie's, Paris (€7M, $9M).

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.

The picture, one of three Mondrians owned by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, was auctioned at Christie's, Paris in February 2009 for €7M ($9M). Image from Christie's.

See also B142 and B305.

The second image, showing the picture in situ is from a New York Times piece on YSL's apartment and collection.

Mondrian B108 Composition I, 1920 Mondrian B108 installation
B109 Composition II, 1920
Oil on canvas, 63x56 cm
Signed lower left: PM 20
Private collection
S-, O-, B-, BMI
Owners: 1921 EHEL Cabos & MF Cabos-de-Fries (Rotterdam) (through JJP Oud); 1964 MF Wibaut-de-Fries (s'Gravenhage); 1974 Douwes, Amsterdam; 1975 Jon N. Streep (Amsterdam / NY); 1975 Gallerie Beyeler, Basel; 1977 private collection.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.
Mondrian B109 Composition II, 1920
B110 Composition II / Komposition No.XIII, 1920
Oil on canvas, 53x51 cm
Signed lower centre in white, within black plane, left: 20 and right: PM
Private collection, on loan to the Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus
S457, O320, B-, BMI
Owners: 1924 consigned to Sophie Küppers (Hanover); 1927 given to Kunstausstellung Kühl, Dresden; 1950 Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld; 1952 Dr. Werner Rusche (Cologne); 1952 Hugo Perls (NY); 1952 Armand P Bartos (NY); 1973 Harold Diamond (NY); Benedek Fine Art, NY; 1977 Galerie Beyeler, Basel; 1978 Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne; 1978 private collection; [since 1993 on loan to the Cottbus museum].

Image from Elgar.
Colour image found here, filed under Composition XIII, 1920 and attributed to 'Mondrian und de Stijl, p. 181'. It's consistent and plausible, albeit on the green side of yellow.
Mondrian B110 Komposition No.XIII, 1920 Mondrian B110 Komposition No.XIII, 1920
B111 Study for Tableau I (B126), 1920/21
Charcoal on paper, 95.8x61.6 cm
Graphische Sammlung, Staatsgalarie, Stuttgart
S-, O-, B-, BMI
Owners: 1944 Harry Holtzman; 1970 Pace Gallery, NY; 1981 Staatsgalarie, Stuttgart

It is curious that the Catalogue gives this its own B number, while other sketches are grouped in B325 through B370. Bois, from which the image is taken, notes that 'drawings on this scale are extremely rare' (p.296).
Mondrian B111 Study for Tableau I 1920/21
B112 Unfinished Composition, 1920(?) (Verso of B146 Tableau 2 with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red and Grey, 1922)
Oil on canvas, c.67.7x57.5 cm

B146 is at the Guggenheim Museum, New York. CR states 'the composition was cut along two, posibly three sides which makes it difficult to establish the original dimensions... The fragment exhibits the compositional pattern known from the works dated 1920.'
Mondrian B112 Unfinished Composition, 1920(?)
B113, see B153
B114 Composition with Yellow, Red, Black, Blue and Grey, 1920
Oil on canvas, 51.5x61cm
Signed lower left: P M 20
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
S453, O321, B271, BMI
Owners: 1921 consigned to Jo Steijling, Laren; 1922 Peter Alma and Brecht Alma-Willemse (wedding present); 1938 Brecht van den Muijzenberg-Willemse (Amsterdam); 1960 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Mondrian B114 Composition with Yellow, Red, Black, Blue and Grey, 1920
B115 Composition with Red, Black, Yellow, Blue and Grey, 1921
Oil on canvas, 80x50 cm
Signed lower left in black: PM 21
Haags Gemeentemuseum
S455, O325, B273, BMI
Owners: 1921 Charley Toorop (Paris/Bergen); 1955 Gemeentemuseum

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue, signature from L'armonia perfetta.
Mondrian B115 Composition with Red, Black, Yellow, Blue and Grey, 1921 Mondrian B115 signature
B116 Composition with Yellow, Blue, Black, Red, and Grey, 1921
Oil on canvas, 88.5x72.5 cm
Signed lower left in black on red: PM '21
Stephen Mazoh & Co, New York
S454, O324, B-, BMI
Owners: 1921 Helene Kröller-Müller (s'Gravenhage) (through HP Bremmer, through Galerie de L'Éffort Moderne, Paris); 1939 AG Kröller (Hoenderloo); 1941 heirs of AGK; 1953 Kunsthandel Huinck & Scherjon, Amsterdam; 1953 KA Legat-Ehrlich (s'Gravenhage / NY) (on loan to Gemeentemuseum 1954-60); 1968 Jon N. Streep (NY); 1969 Galerie Bayer, Basel; 1970 Jacques Koerfer (Bern/Ascona); 1990 Stephen Mazoh & Co.

The photograph showing three dresses, presumably by YSL, was used by the Hague Gemeentemuseum in publicity for their exhibition Fashion ♥ Art: A Passionate Affair, Sep 2011 - Jan 2012. I'll add more detail on the source when I find it.

Mondrian B116 Composition with Yellow, Blue, Black, Red, and Grey, 1921 Mondrian B116
B117 Composition with Large Blue Plane, Red, Black, Yellow and Grey, 1921
Oil on canvas, 60.5x50cm
Signed lower left: PM '21
Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Mrs James H Clark
S461, O329, B-, BMI
Owners: 1928 SB Slijper (Blaricum); 1950 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1954 John L. Senior Jr (NY); 1956 M Knoedler & Co., NY; 1956 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1956 Ira Haupt (NY); 1961 Parke-Bernet Galleries, NY; 1961 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1961 James H & Lillian Clark (Dallas); 1984 Dallas Museum of Art

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.

Mondrian B117 Composition with Large Blue Plane, Red, Black, Yellow and Grey, 1921 Mondrian B117 signature
B118 Composition with Large Yellow Plane, 1921
and B119 Composition with Large Red Plane, 1921
Both oil on canvas, size not known
BMI
Owners: 1921 Wim and Tonia Stieltjes (Paris) (after 1932 on loan to Marlow Moss (Château d'Evreux, Gauciel); 1944 Lost in fire during 'acts of war'.

Images exist from a 1921 exhibition. I think I might try reconstructions of these in due course.

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[Nov 2010] Here's an attempt at B119 from the Reconstruction Factory. Estimated size 76x65cm.
[Feb 2011] And B118. Estimated size 63x53cm.
Mondrian B118 Composition with Large Red Plane, 1921 Mondrian B119 Composition with Large Yellow Plane, 1921 Mondrian B119 Composition with Large Red Plane, 1921 Mondrian B118 Composition with Large Yellow Plane, 1921
B120 Composition with Large Red Plane, Black, Blue, Yellow and Grey, 1921
Oil on canvas, 48x48 cm
Signed lower centre in black: PM 21
The Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York - seems to be struggling, but at least they have (or had) B20, B134 and B120.
S466, O323, B-, BMI
Owners: 1923 Emile Lauwers and Berthe Lauwers-van Grieken (Brussels); 1951 Peggy Guggenheim (Venice); 1955 Herbert and Nannete Rothschild (through Nelly van Duesberg); 1969 Judith Rothschild; 1993 Judith Rothschild Foundation.

Image from Seuphor .
Mondrian B120 Composition with Large Red Plane, Black, Blue, Yellow and Grey, 1921
B121, see B154
B122 Tableau with Large Red Plane, Blue, Black, Light Green and Greyish Blue, 1921
Oil on canvas, 49.5x49.5 cm
Signed lower left in white on black: PM 21
Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection - the 2011 Pompidou catalogue ascribes it to MoMA, from the Gelman Collection.
S627, O333, B-, BMI
Owners: 1921 consigned to Galerie de L'Effort Moderne, Paris; 1924 consigned to Til Brugman ('s-Gravenhage); 1925 JH Gosschalk ('s-Gravenhage / Wassenar); 1935-47 on loan to the Gemeentemuseum; 1948 E Polak (Amsterdam); 1948 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1948 Mr & Mrs Maurice E Culberg (Chicago); 1953 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1954 Mrs Arthur C Rosenberg (Chicago); 1969 Richard L Feigen & Co., NY; 1970 Stephen Hahn (NY); 1988 EV Thaw (NY); 1988 Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.

Green?, I hear you say, we'll have no green here. There's a colour image in the exhibition catalogue Twentieth Century Modern Masters, New York and London, 1989
I have obtained the catalogue and thereby the image. It's not very green.

The catalogue makes the interesting observation that 'the red of the largest rectangle extends beyond the black line that constitutes the boundary of its upper edge - something rarely seen in the artist's work'.
Mondrian B122 Tableau with Large Red Plane, Blue, Black, Light Green and Greyish Blue, 1921
B123 Tableau 3, with Orange-Red, Yellow, Black, Blue and Grey, 1921
Oil on canvas, 49.5x41.5 cm
Signed lower centre in black on blue: PM 21
Kunstmuseum, Öffentliche Kunstsammlung, Basel
S458, O327, B-, BMI
Owners: 1921 consigned to Galerie de L'Effort Moderne, Paris; 1923 Graf & Gräfin Kielmansegg (Weimar / Essen / Aftersteg bei Totnau); 1937 Emanuel Hoffman Stifung (Basel); 1940 Kunstmuseum, Basel.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.
Mondrian B123 Tableau 3, with Orange-Red, Yellow, Black, Blue and Grey, 1921
B124 Composition with Large Red Plane, Blue, Grey, Black, and Yellow, 1921
Oil on canvas, 50x40 cm
Signed lower left in red on black: PM 21
Private collection
S462, O330, B-, BMI
Owners: 1921 consigned to Galerie de L'Effort Moderne, Paris; 1922 Léonce Rosenberg (director of the Galerie, Paris), gift of PM; 1934 James Johnson Sweeney (NY); 1986 private collection.

No suggestions for a colour image, last exhibition Paris 1969.

The installation photograph is from the Cubism & Abstract Art exhibition, New York, 1936. The spacial arrangement is interesting. The other Mondrians shown are B37, B79, B84 and (I think) B100, though CR is not clear on the lozenge.

Facsimile.

B124 was a gift from Mondrian to James Johnson Sweeney, subsequently a director at MoMA. It was sold into a private collection in 1986 for $5.1, more than doubling the previous record for a Mondrian of $2.2. More details here.
Mondrian B124 Composition with Large Red Plane, Blue, Grey, Black, and Yellow, 1921 Mondrian B124 reconstruction Mondrian B124 installation 1936
B125 Composition with Red, Blue, Black, Yellow and Grey, 1921
Oil on canvas, 39.5x35 cm
Signed lower left in white on black: PM 21
Haags Gemeentemuseum , S.B. Slijper bequest
S464, O332, B274, BMI
Owners: 1921 consigned to Galerie de L'Effort Moderne, Paris; (?) Jo DA Steijling (Laren); 1971 SB Slijper (Laren); 1954-71 on loan to the Gemeentemuseum; 1971 Gemeentemuseum, Slijper bequest.

Image from Mondrian Studies
Mondrian B125 Composition with Red, Blue, Black, Yellow and Grey, 1921
B126 Tableau 1, with Black, Red, Yellow, Blue and Light Black, 1921
Oil on canvas, 96.5x60.5 cm
Signed lower centre in white on black line: PM 21
Museum Ludwig, Cologne
S463, O335, B-, BMI
Owners: 1921 consigned to Galerie de L'Effort Moderne, Paris; 1923 Graf & Gräfin Kielmansegg (Weimar / Essen / Aftersteg bei Totnau); 1937 Oskar Müller and Annie Müller-Widmann (Basel); 1965 E Grigoleit Müller (Basel); 1965 Galerie Beyeler, Basel; 1967 Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne; 1976; Museum Ludwig, Cologne.

There is a large-scale preliminary drawing, B111 above.

Mondrian B126 Tableau 1, with Black, Red, Yellow, Blue and Light Black, 1921
B126a Composition with Black, Red, Grey, Yellow and Blue c.1920
Gouache with traces of pencil laid down on card, 27.8x19.1 cm
Signed lower left in black on yellow: PM 20 (?)
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki,
Promised gift of Julian and Josie Robertson in memory of Josephine (Josie) Tucker Robertson (1943-2010)
not catalogued, BMI 1111
Owners:

I cannot find this in the Catalogue. I have placed it and numbered it with B126 as there is such a striking similarity between the two works. There are a few other abstract gouache pieces, notably B136 below, the sketch B362, the B167 designs for Ida Bienert, B205, the setting of Seuphor's poem, and the B178 stage set.

The Robertsons are interviewed in the catalogue for the Auckland exhibition celebrating the promised gift and describe the work as "a relatively new painting for us. It was strongly recommended by our friend and advisor, David Norman, who is a vice president at Sotheby's in New York. I'm really glad I bought it."

There's an entertaining piece on the exhibition in general and the Mondrian in particular here.
Mondrian B126a Composition with Black, Red, Grey, Yellow and Blue c.1920 Mondrian B126a signature
B127 Lozenge Composition with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red and Grey, 1921
Oil on canvas, diagonal 84.5cm, sides 60.1x60.1cm
Signed lower centre in black on grey: P M | 21
The Art Institute, Chicago
S465, O336, B-, BMI
Owners: 1921 consigned to Galerie de L'Effort Moderne, Paris; 1922 Jakob van Domselaer and Maaike van Domselaer-Middelkoop (Bergen); 1940 John Rädecker (Groet); 1948 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1951 John L Senior (NY); 1956 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1957 The Art Institute, Chicago (gift of Edgar Kaufmann Jr).

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.

B97
Mondrian B127 Lozenge Composition with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red and Grey, 1921
B128 Tableau I with Red, Black, Blue and Yellow, 1921
Oil on canvas, 103x100cm
Signed lower right in white on black: PM 21
Haags Gemeentemuseum , S.B. Slijper bequest
S459, O331, B275, BMI
Owners: 1922 SB Slijper (Blaricum); 1955-71 on loan to the Gemeentemuseum; 1971 Gemeentemuseum, Slijper bequest.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue, detail from the Gemeentemuseum catalogue
Mondrian B128 Tableau I with Red, Black, Blue and Yellow, 1921 Mondrian B128 detail
B129 Tableau II with Red, Black, Yellow, Blue and Light Blue, 1921
Oil on canvas, 101x99cm
Signed lower right in white on black: PM 21
Private collection, on loan to the Kunsthaus, Zürich
S460, O328, B-, BMI
Owners: 1922 SB Slijper (Blaricum); 1948 Sidney Janis Gallery; ? Mr & Mrs Armand P Bartos; 1964 Harold Diamond (NY); 1964 Galerie Beyeler, Basel; 1965 private collection; since 1972 on loan to the Kunsthaus, Zürich.

I find this piece rather ungainly. Is suppose everyone must have a least favourite Mondrian and, even considering B56, this is probably mine.

The 1965 poster was taken from an eBay auction with an excessive starting price of $400 in May 2011. The signature looks like 1928.
Mondrian B129 Tableau II with Red, Black, Yellow, Blue and Light Blue, 1921 Mondrian B129 poster 1965
B130 Composition with Large Red Plane, Yellow, Black, Grey and Blue, 1921
Oil on canvas, 59.5x59.5 cm
Signed lower centre in black: PM '21
Haags Gemeentemuseum
S456, O326, B272, BMI
Owners: 1921 Jo DA Steijling (Laren); ? SB Slijper (Blaricum); 1953-57 on loan to the Gemeentemuseum; 1957 Gemeentemuseum.

Image from Milner , signature from L'armonia perfetta.

Used to illustrate a comment by William Kretschmer on his industrial band and performance art group Lyssa humana and realised elegantly in Lego.
Mondrian B130 Composition with Large Red Plane, Yellow, Black, Grey and Blue, 1921 Mondrian B130 signature
B131 Composition with Red, Yellow, Black, Blue and Grey, 1921
Oil on canvas, 48x38cm
Signed lower right in red on blue: PM 21
Private collection
S-, O-, B-, BMI
Owners: 1925 Martijn Sanders (Amsterdam) (through Paul F. Sanders); ? private collection.

Image and signature from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.
Mondrian B131 Composition with Red, Yellow, Black, Blue and Grey, 1921 Mondrian B131 signature
B132 Composition with Red, Blue, Black, Yellow and Grey, 1921
Oil on canvas, 76x52.4 cm
Signed lower centre in white on black: PM 21
MoMA, New York, gift of John L. Senior Jr.
S479, O334, B-, BMI
Owners: 1921 Anthony Kok (Tilburg / Leiden); 1952 John L Senior (NY), through Nelly van Doesburg; 1957 MoMA.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue. The installation photograph from MoMA, showing B132, B176, B269, B322 and B271 is by Maarten Schurink and appears in Flickr.
Mondrian B132 Composition with Red, Blue, Black, Yellow and Grey, 1921 Mondrian B132 installation MoMA
B133, see B155
B134 Composition with Blue, Yellow, Red and Grey, 1922
Oil on canvas, 38x34.8 cm
Signed lower right in black on grey: PM '22
The Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York
S472, O338, B-, BMI
Owners: 1923 Theo and Nelly van Doesburg; ? Maurice E Culberg (NY); 1953 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1953 Herbert and Nannette Rothschild (NY); 1969 Judith Rothschild (NY); 1993 The Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York.

stamp The picture was sold at Christie's New York in May 2003 for $3.3M and at Christie's, London in June 2007 for £2.9M ($5.8M). Image from Christie's.

The photograph shows Theo and Nelly van Doesburg with their B134. Paris, October 1923, photographer unknown.

In 1983, The Netherlands issued two commemorative De Stijl stamps, one featuring B134, the other a van Doesburg design. More details here.
Mondrian B134 Composition with Blue, Yellow, Red and Grey, 1922 Mondrian B134 installation with Theo and Nelly van Doesburg
B135 Composition with Blue, Black, Yellow and Red, 1922
Oil on canvas, 39x34.7 cm
Signed lower right in black on red: PM. '22
Private collection
S-, O-, B-, BMI
Owners: 1925 Martijn Sanders (Amsterdam), through Paul F Sanders; ? private collection.

Image from the Mondrian CD.
Mondrian B135 Composition with Blue, Black, Yellow and Red, 1922
B136 Composition with Blue, Black, Yellow and Red, 1922
Gouache on paper, 41x49 cm
Signed lower right on the black: PM 1922
Nationalgalerie, Berlin
S477, O-, B-, BMI
Owners: 1922 Marie Tak van Poortvliet ('s-Gravenhage / Domburg); before 1960 SB Slijper (Balericum); 1960 Harold Diamond (NY); 1962 Galerie Beyeler, Basel; 1963 Galerie des 20 Jahrhunderts, Berlin; 1968 Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Temporary image. No sign of a colour reproduction, Berlin, here I come...

I found an image of the painting on Flickr. Here's the original photograph and with perspective corrected. Shown with the permission of the photographer.

B136 and B138 There is a remarkable similarity between B136 and B138.
Mondrian B136 Composition with Blue, Black, Yellow and Red, 1922 Mondrian B136 installation Mondrian B136 Composition with Blue, Black, Yellow and Red, 1922
B137 Composition with Red, Blue, Yellow, Black, and Grey, 1922
Oil on canvas, 41.9x48.6cm
Signed lower right in red on black: PM [monogram] 22
Toledo Museum of Art, gift of Edward Drummond Libby
S474, O341, B-, BMI
Owners: 1922 JJP Oud (Rotterdam / Wassennar); 1963 Hans Oud; 1978 Jon N Streep / John & Paul Herring & Co, NY; 1978 Toledo Museum of Art.

The composition configuration recurred in 1929.
Mondrian B137 Composition with Red, Blue, Yellow, Black, and Grey, 1922
B137 et al
B138 Composition with Blue, Yellow, Red, Black, and Grey, 1922
Oil on canvas, 42x50cm
Signed lower left in red on black: PM [monogram] 22
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
S475, O342, B276, BMI
Owners: 1922 Th.K van Lohuizen (Rotterdam / Bussum); 1948 Stedelijk Museum

B136 and B138 There is a remarkable similarity between B136 and B138.
Mondrian B138 Composition with Blue, Yellow, Red, Black, and Grey, 1922
B139 Composition with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red, and Grey, 1922
Oil on canvas, 40x50 cm
Signed lower left in white on black line: PM '22
Musée d'Orsay, on loan to the Musée Granet at Aix-en-Provence
S-, O346, B-, BMI
Owners: 1923 Bart de Ligt ('s-Gravenhage), through Til Brugman; 1938 C de Light-van Rossem (Arnhem); 1961 Daphne Duijvelshoff-van Pelski (Vreeland); 1988 (after auction at Christie's, London) private collection, possibly Philippe Meyer; 2000 donated to the Musée d'Orsay and is on loan to the Musée Granet at Aix-en-Provence.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.
Mondrian B139 Composition with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red, and Grey, 1922
B140, see B157
B141 Composition with Blue, Yellow, Red and Black, 1922
Oil on canvas, 42x48.5 cm
Signed lower left in black on white: PM '22
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce B. Dayton
S473, O340, B-, BMI
Owners: 1922 Til Brugman ('s-Gravenhage / Reeuwijk); 1955? private collection (Germany); 1963 Galerie Beyeler, Basel; 1965 Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.
Mondrian B141 Composition with Blue, Yellow, Red and Black, 1922 Mondrian B141 signature
B142 Composition with Blue, Red, Yellow and Black, 1922
Oil on canvas, 79x49.5cm
Signed lower right in red on black: PM [monogram]
Private collection. The 2011 Pompidou catalogue ascribes current ownership to The Louvre, Abu Dhabi.
S469, O337, B-, BMI
Owners: 1922 Helene Kröller-Müller (Wassennar); 1939 AG Kröller (Hoenderloo); 1941 heirs of AG Kröller; 1949 Leo Castelli (NY); 1955 Rose Fried Gallery, NY; 1972 Mr & Mrs Israel Rosen (Baltimore); 1972 Galerie Beyeler, Basel; 1972 Galerie Tarica, Paris; 1972 private collection; 2011? The Louvre, Abu Dhabi.

Image from the 2011 Pompidou catalogue.

The private collection in question was that of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé. It was one of three sold at Christie's, Paris in February 2009 for a PM record of €21.6M ($27.8M). There is a report here.
The frock is one of the designs which established YSL and, one supposes, helped to pay for the original acquisition. The painting is by Kenneth Paul Block, found here. This blog questions who thought of it first.

See also B108 and B305.

Mondrian B142 Composition with Blue, Red, Yellow and Black, 1922 Kenneth Paul Block, Yves Saint Laurent dress
B143 Composition with Yellow, Blue and Blue-White, 1922
Oil on canvas, 55.3x53.3 cm
Signed lower centre in red on blue: PM [monogram] 22
The Menil Collection, Houston
S-, O347, B-, BMI
Owners: 1922 Antony Kok (Tilburg / Leiden); 1951 Nelly van Doesberg; 1952 Alexandre Jolas (NY); 1952 John and Dominique Menil (Houston), through Nelly van Doesberg; 1987 The Menil Collection, Houston

Image from the The Menil Collection, 1987.
Mondrian B143 Composition with Yellow, Blue and Blue-White, 1922
B144 Composition with Large Red Plane, Bluish Grey, Yellow, Black and Blue, 1922
Oil on canvas, 54x53.5 cm
Signed lower centre in red on black: PM '22
Private collection, folllowing auction 12th May 1992, Christie's, New York
S-, O-, B-, BMI
Owners: 1922 Antony Kok (Tilburg / Leiden); 1952 Henri-Georges Doll (NY), through Nelly van Doesberg; 1992 Auction, Christie's, New York; 1992 private collection (Monte Carlo).
Mondrian B144 Composition with Large Red Plane, Bluish Grey, Yellow, Black and Blue, 1922
B145 Composition with Blue, Yellow, Black and Red, 1922
Oil on canvas, 53x54 cm
Signed lower reft in black on red: PM '22
Staatsgalarie, Stuttgart
S471, O339, B-, BMI
Owners: 1928 Nico Eekman (Paris); 1950 Sidney Janis Gallery; 1959 Phillippe Reichenbach (Houston); 1975 Auction, Sotheby Parke Bernet, NY; ? private collection (Spain); 1980 Staatsgalarie, Stuttgart.
Mondrian B145 Composition with Blue, Yellow, Black and Red, 1922
B146 Tableau 2 with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red and Grey, 1922
Oil on canvas, 55.6x53.4 cm
Signed lower right in red plane: PM [monogram] 22
Guggenheim Museum, New York
S-, O348, B-, BMI
Owners: 1923 private collection (Bremen); 1948 Dottke (Berlin); 1948 Heinz Trökes, Galerie Rosen, Berlin; 1951 Galerie Rudolf Springer, Berlin; 1951 Jon N Streep (Amsterdam / NY); 1951 Guggenheim Museum, NY.

Two (or c.1½) for the price of one, see B112.
Mondrian B146 Tableau 2 with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red and Grey, 1922
B147 Composition with Red, Black, Yellow, Blue and Grey, 1922
Oil on canvas, 50.1x39 cm
Signed lower right in black on blue: PM 22
Private collection
S, O, B, BMI
Owners: 1923 JJP Oud (Rotterdam / Wassenaar); 1963 Hans Oud; ? Jon N Streep (Amsterdam / NY); 1974 Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne; 1977 Galerie Beyeler, Basel; 1982 Acquavella Galleries, NY; 1984 private collection (USA); 1985 Rachel Adler Gallery, NY; 1985 Galerie Denise René, Düsseldorf; 1985 private collection.

No suggestions for a colour image, though it was exhibited in Köln, 1974; Basel, 1977; New York, 1982; Ascona, 1989.
Image from the Mondrian CD. I'll leave the original B&W in place as it is an interesting example of how misleading they can be in guessing the colours.
Mondrian B147 Composition with Red, Black, Yellow, Blue  and Grey, 1922 Mondrian B147 Composition with Red, Black, Yellow, Blue  and Grey, 1922
B148 "Composition 1922", 1922
Medium and size unknown
Whereabouts unknown, this picture is only known from a reproduction in De Stijl No.8.
S-, O-, B-, BMI
Owners: no records.

There is no known colour image of this work and so a reconstruction has been attempted.

hard hat
Mondrian B148 Composition 1922, 1922 Mondrian B148 reconstruction
B149 "Komposition mit Gelb, Zinnober, Schwarz, Blau und verschiedenen grauen und weissen Tönen"
(Composition with Yellow, Cinnabar, Black, Blue and Various Grey and White Tones), 1922

Oil on canvas, 83.7x50.2 cm
Signed lower centre: PM 23
Whereabouts unknown. This picture was in the Hannover Provinzialmuseum, but was confiscated by the Nazi authorities in 1937, presumably in their cull of 'decadent' art.
S(655), O-, B-, BMI
Owners: 1924 consigned to Sophie Küppers (Hannover); 1924 Hannover Provinzialmuseum; 1937 confiscated.

It looks like an interesting piece with the splash of colour within the black (?) rectangle an unusual feature in the works of this time, pointing to the very late pieces, notably Broadway Boogie Woogie.

There are several black and white photographs of the painting available but none in colour and so I have tried a reconstruction. The second photograph (c. May 1923) shows Mondrian and Nellie van Doesburg with B149 behind and B146 on the floor.

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Mondrian B149 Komposition mit Gelb, Zinnober, Schwarz, Blau und verschiedenen grauen und weissen Tönen Mondrian B149 installation with Mondrian and Nellie van Doesburg Mondrian  B149 reconstruction
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