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Snow Cloud, 1929

  • Jean Lurçat, French, 1892-1966

Oil on canvas

  • Overall: 35 × 45 1/2 inches (88.9 × 115.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford


Signed, lower right: Lurcat 29

1930, (Valentine Gallery, New York, New York, USA)

Private Collection (New York, New York, USA)

(Bignou Gallery, New York, New York, USA)

1942, purchased by Mr. and Mrs. B. Edsel Ford (Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, USA)

1942-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Flint, Ralph. "Lurcat's Exhibitions at the Valentine and Becker Galleries Reveal a New Power of Invention," The Art News (November 15, 1930): p. 1, 6, (ill.). Recent Works of Jean Lurcat. Exh. cat., Valentine Gallery. New York, November 1930, cat. no. 3 (ill.). Albums of Photographs of Paintings and Drawings that Passed through the Hands of the Bignou Gallery. cat., Bignou Gallery. New York, 1930-1940, [on deposit at the Frick Art Reference Library]. Neugass, Fritz. "En Marge du Reel: Jean Lurcat," L'Amour du l'Art, no. 8 (Sept-Oct 1932): p. 281, 285, (ill.), (fig. 40) [Le nocturne a la neige]. Bulletin of the DIA 22, no 3 (1942): p 24 (ill). Richardson, E. P. Twentieth Century Painting. Detroit, 1947, p. 42. Roy, Claude. Lurcat. Geneve, 1956, no. 21, (ill.) [Le Nuage de neige]. Denizeau, Gerard and Simone Lucat. L'Oeuvre Peint de Jean Lurcat, 1910-1965. Lausanne: Acatos, 1998, p. 351, cat. no. 1929.41, (repr.).

Jean Lurçat, Snow Cloud, 1929, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford, 42.113.