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Capriccio Musicale (Circus), (1913)

Daniel Vladimir Baranoff-Rossiné, Russian, b. Kherson, Ukraine, 1888–1944

Oil and pencil on canvas, 51 3/8 x 64 1/4 in. (130.4 x 163.1 cm) [irreg.]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Mary and Leigh B. Block, 1988

Accession Number: 88.8

Provenance:
Joseph H. Gosschalk, Wassenaar, 1914-1951
Mr. K. Noordenbos, The Hague, 1952-September 1966
Mr. and Mrs. H. de Graaf, The Hague
Christie, Manson and Woods, London, Sale, 2 December 1966, lot. 103, ill.
Mary and Leigh B. Block, Chicago, 1966-1988
Gift of Mary and Leigh B. Block, 1988

Exhibition History:
CHAMPS DE MARS, Paris. "Artistes Independants, 30e Exposition," 1 March-30 April 1914, no. 2915.
"DE ONAFHANKELYKEN," Amsterdam. "Beeldende Kunstenaars, 3de Internationale," May-June 1914, no. 455.
[STEDELIJK MUSEUM, Amsterdam--Temporary Loans by both Gosschalk and Noordenbos. On view in permanent collection? See labels, no. B1070].
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions, 1986-1988," 15 March-14 May 1989, unpublished checklist, no.7.
CENTRE NATIONAL D'ART ET DE CULTURE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Sons et Lumieres," 22 September 2004-3 January 2005.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Visual Music, 1905-2005," 22 June-11 September 2005. TOUR: MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Los Angeles, 13 February-22 May.

Published References:
BREUILLAUD-LIMONDIN, PIERRE and MARIE-JOSE MAUSSET. "Baranoff-Rossine," unpublished thesis, University of Paris VIII (1979-80) [under the direction of Franck Popper], pp. 89-90, no. 259, ill. pl. XII.
CHRISTIE'S. "Christie's Review of the Year, October 1966-July 1967," (1966), ill. p. 80 (attrib. to Romano Rossini).
RICHARD, PAUL. "The Display of Daring," Washington Post (15 March 1989), B8-B9, ill. B1.
"La Chronique des Arts," Gazette des Beaux-Arts no. 1442 (March 1989), no. 240, p. 43.
GIBSON, ERIC. "Museum Pursues New Look," Washington Times (20 December 1992), n.p.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULTURE GARDEN, 150 Works of Art (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Abrams, New York, 1996), colorpl. p. 28.
OTTEVANGER, ALIED. "The 'delightful Russian-French sculptor/painter Baranoff-Rossine'," Jong Holland 16/2 (2000), no. 5, ill. pp.9-22, p. 69 (English summary).
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection