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Robert Delaunay

Political Drama, 1914

Oil and collage on cardboard
34 15/16 × 26 1/2 in
88.7 × 67.3 cm
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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overall: 88.7 x 67.3 cm (34 15/16 x 26 1/2 in.)  framed: 103.5 x 83.8 x 5 cm (40 3/4 x 33 x 1 15/16 …
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overall: 88.7 x 67.3 cm (34 15/16 x 26 1/2 in.)  framed: 103.5 x 83.8 x 5 cm (40 3/4 x 33 x 1 15/16 in.)
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Robert Delaunay
French, 1885–1941
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With his embrace of color contrasts and abstraction, Robert Delaunay pioneered the transition from

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With his embrace of color contrasts and abstraction, Robert Delaunay pioneered the transition from Cubism to lyrical abstraction along with his wife Sonia Delaunay and Frantisek Kupka. The poet Guillaume Apollinaire coined their new style Orphism, in reference to the mythological figure Orpheus. Taking the fragmented …

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overall: 88.7 x 67.3 cm (34 15/16 x 26 1/2 in.)  framed: 103.5 x 83.8 x 5 cm (40 3/4 x 33 x 1 15/16 …
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overall: 88.7 x 67.3 cm (34 15/16 x 26 1/2 in.)  framed: 103.5 x 83.8 x 5 cm (40 3/4 x 33 x 1 15/16 in.)
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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Robert Delaunay
French, 1885–1941
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With his embrace of color contrasts and abstraction, Robert Delaunay pioneered the transition from

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With his embrace of color contrasts and abstraction, Robert Delaunay pioneered the transition from Cubism to lyrical abstraction along with his wife Sonia Delaunay and Frantisek Kupka. The poet Guillaume Apollinaire coined their new style Orphism, in reference to the mythological figure Orpheus. Taking the fragmented …

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Robert Delaunay

Political Drama, 1914

Oil and collage on cardboard
34 15/16 × 26 1/2 in
88.7 × 67.3 cm
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