Artist: Serge Poliakoff
Artwork: Composition Abstraite
Size: 116 x 89 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1952
Marks: Signed 'Serge Poliakoff' (lower right)
Provenance: Galerie Bing, Paris; Collection of Dr. M. Meyer-Mahler, Zurich (acquired from the previous in 1954); Collection Dr. Franz Meyer, Zurich; Private Collection, Zurich; Thence by descent to the present owner.
Exhibition history: Bern, Switzerland, Kunsthalle Bern, Serge Poliakoff, April - May 1960, no. 49; London, UK, Whitechapel Gallery, Serge Poliakoff, April - May 1963, no. 17; Hanover, Germany, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Serge Poliakoff, June - July 1963, no. 10. This exhibition later travelled to Bremen, Germany, Kunstverein, September - October 1963; Dortmund, Germany, Museum am Ostwall, November - December 1963; Lubeck, Germany, Overbeck Gesellschaft, December 1963 - January 1964; Stuttgart, Germany, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, January - March 1964; Bonn, Germany, Haus der Stadtischen-Kunstsammlungen, March - April 1964 and Trier, Germany, Stadtisches Museum, April - May 1964; St. Gallen, Switzerland, Kunstmuseum, Serge Poliakoff, June - July 1966, no. 18; Tel Aviv, Israel, Tel Aviv Museum, Serge Poliakoff, December 1971 - February 1972, no. 6.