Composition

Auguste Herbin, French, 1882 - 1960

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1929

Oil on canvas

Overall: 28 1/2 × 36 in. (72.4 × 91.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, through the Friends of Dartmouth Library

P.955.92

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower left, in black paint: Herbin; label, on reverse on cardboard backing: Auguste Herbin (Fr. B. Quievy, 1882; ex Chicago 1932) Composition: The Bull, painted in 1933; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. Jaffe, Nov. 12, 1955; behind cardboard backing: Galerie L'Effort Moderne / Leonce Rosenberg / Editeur D'Art / 19 Rue de la Baume - Paris 8 / No 730H / Auteur Herbin / Date 1930 / Photo No

Exhibition History

Picasso, Braque, Leger and the Cubist Spirit, 1919-1939, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, June 29-October 20, 1996.

Cubism and Its Aftershocks, Citrin Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-February 16, 2020.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-July 12, 2006.

A Moveable Feast: European Art Between The Wars, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, May 9-August 1, 2004.

Publication History

Constance Schwartz and Franklin Hill Perrell, European Art Between the World Wars, Roslyn Harbor, New York: Nassau County Museum of Art, May 2004, 75 pp., color ill. p. 25.

Provenance

Léonce Rosenberg (1879-1947), Galerie L'Effort Moderne, 19 Rue de La Baume, Paris; sold to Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1955.

Catalogue Raisonne

Genevieve Claisse, Herbin, Catalouge Raisonne de L'oeuvre Peint, Paris: Les Editions due Grand-Pont, 1993, no. 646.

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