Peasant Scene

Kazimir Malevich (Russian, 1878–1935)
Peasant Scene, 1912–13

Graphite on thin white wove paper
Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 4 ¼ in. (9.9 x 10.8 cm)
Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 79.49

Provenance

June 28, 1978, Sale, "Important Impressionists and Modern Drawings and Watercolors," Sotheby Parke Bernet, London (cat. no. 159). Presumably purchased by Helen Serger, La Boetie, Inc.

1979, IU Art Museum purchase from La Boetie, Inc., New York, with funds from Thomas T. Solley

Exhibitions

1912, “The Knave of Diamonds,” St. Petersburg, Russia (no. 4)

December 1978-February 1979, "Abstract and Constructivist Works, 1912-1930," La Boetie, Inc., New York (cat. p. 6)

August 7–October 4, 1987, “1912: Breakup of Tradition,” Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada (cat. pp. 146-47)

September 17, 1989–May 13, 1990, “Three Universities Collect: 20th-Century Works on Paper,” The Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, September 17–November 10, 1989; Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, January 23–March 4, 1990; University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, April 1–May 13, 1990 (cat. no. 79)

Remarks

Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.