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Hans Hartung, French (born Germany), 1904 - 1989

Object Details
Purchased from the artist by A. E. Gallatin, New York, summer 1938 [1]; bequest to PMA, 1952.1. Gallatin visited Hartung's Paris studio in June 1938, where he chose "Composition". See Gail Stavitsky, The Development, Institutionalization, and Impact of the A. E. Gallatin Collection of Modern Art [Ph.D. dissertation, New York University], 1990, v. 2, p. 377-378, and v. 7, p. 116; and Museum of Living Art press release, November 19, 1938.

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