Nid
Artwork: Nid
Size: 99.9 x 80.7 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1955
Marks: Signed and dated 'Herbin 55' (lower right) and titled ''nid'' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Denise Rene, Paris; Mrs. Pierre Janlet, Brussels (by 1956); The Riklis Collection, McCrory Corporation (by 1977)
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Denise Rene, Herbin, June-July 1955, no. 16; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Herbin, retrospective, January-February 1956, no. 68; Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts, 1968, no. 15; Kunsthaus Zurich and Musee d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Aspects historiques du constructivisme et de l'art concret, January-August 1977 (illustrated in color); Tel Aviv Museum, Constructivism in the Art of the 20th Century, September-December 1978; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Dallas Museum of Art, Constructivism and the Geometric Tradition, Selections from the McCrory Corporation Collection, October 1979-August 1981, p. 83, no. 72 (illustrated in color, p. 55); Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art and Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Constructivism and the Geometric Tradition, Selections from the McCrory Corporation Collection, September-December 1984, p. 101, no. 100 (illustrated in color); New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Contrasts of Form, Geometric Abstract Art, 1910-1980, From the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Including the Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation, October 1985-January 1986, p. 183 (illustrated with incorrect orientation); Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional; Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes; Sao Paulo, Museu de Arte Assis Chateaubriand and Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Contrasts of Form, Geometric Abstract Art, 1910-1980, From the Guggenheim Museum and MoMA New York, April 1986-January 1987

Christie's New York

Date: 2017-05-16
Lot Number: 339