Composition with Red Yellow Blue and Black

Primary Creator
Painter Piet Mondrian
Height24 inches
Width24 inches
Name of WorkComposition with Red Yellow Blue and Black
Production Date1921
Production Location

Current Location

Media Typesoil paint on canvas
General Notes


A fairly typical Mondrian decorative work consisting of wide black vertical and horizontal lines with various colors filled in between the lines. The lines form various rectangles and squares.

Emotional Sum or Sense-of-life

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Context Information

Most of his work was of this type, though some early work was an extreme form of post-impressionism, with slightly identifiable objects, as opposed to his main work which was of this type -- decorative, since there is no representation of any reality.


linear patterns