Composition No. 250

1941

Jean Xceron, American, 1890–1967

Oil on paperboard, 27 3/4 X 19 5/8 IN. (70.5 X 49.9 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.5595

Provenance:
The Artist, New York, to 25 April 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 25 April 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "Purist Painting," no. 37. TOUR: J.B. SPEED ART MUSEUM, Louisville, Kentucky, 1-22 October 1960; COLUMBUS GALLERY OF FINE ARTS, Ohio, 5-25 November; LAYTON SCHOOL OF ART, Milwaukee, 9-24 December; WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, 12 January-19 February 1961; CARELTON COLLEGE, Northfield, Minnesota, 1-22 March; EVERSON MUSEUM OF ART, Syracuse, New York, 21 April-28 May; NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART, Raleigh, 6-26 September; WHITE ART MUSEUM, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 10-31 October.
ROSE FRIED GALLERY, New York. "Selection: Paintings 1929-1962," 16 April-19 May 1962, no. 8, ill.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Jean Xceron," September-October 1965, no. 16. TOUR: MUSEUM OF ART, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 7 April-1 May 1966; SAPPEION PALACE MUSEUM, Athens, Greece, 3-30 October.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Chicago. "Post-Mondrian Abstraction in America," 31 March-13 May 1973, cat. (no number).
MUSEUM OF ART, CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, Pittsburgh. "Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America 1927-1944," 29 October-31 December 1983, cat. by Lane and Larsen, no. 145, ill. p. 234. TOUR: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 26 January-25 March 1984; WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York, 28 June-2 September.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Geometric Abstraction

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