CompositionArtist(s)Auguste HerbinArtist NationalityFrench (culture or style)Object Creation Date1927Medium & Supportoil on canvasDimensions
33 7/16 in x 40 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in (84.93 cm x 103.51 cm x 4.45 cm);31 15/16 in x 39 1/16 in (81.12 cm x 99.22 cm);33 7/16 in x 40 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in (84.93 cm x 103.51 cm x 4.45 cm)Subject matter
This work was produced during a period when Herbin returned to abstraction after working in a more figurative style. In 1931, he would help found the abstractionist group Abstraction-Création with Georges Vantongerloo and Hans Arp, among others. This painting shows non-representional composition of colorful, flat, overlapping geometric and biomorphic abstract forms. He was interested in how the elements of form and color could be arranged to communicate meaning.Physical Description
This painting has a series of flat, colorful, overlapping geometric and biomorphic abstract forms in greens, yellows, purple, reds, black, grey, and white. The painting is signed in black (l.l.) "herbin".Primary Object Classification Painting Primary Object TypeabstractCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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modern and contemporary art
oil painting (technique)