500 Gallery
Live Auction

Inspired Masterpieces

Wed, May 24, 2023 05:30PM EDT
Lot 183

Theo van Doesburg (Dutch, 1883-1931)Attributed/Manner of: Contra-composition IV

Estimate: $40,000 - $50,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $500,000
Theo van Doesburg (Dutch, 1883-1931)Attributed/Manner of: Contra-composition IV. Oil on wood, signed verso, sketch on paper mounted to the back of the painting, possible lot number sticker verso, framed.

Theo van Doesburg was a Dutch artist, who practiced painting, writing, poetry and architecture. He is best known as the founder and leader of De Stijl. He was married to artist, pianist and choreographer Nelly van Doesburg.

24.25 x 19 inches framed; 20.25 x 16.75 inches board; 61.7 x 47.8 cm

Private dealer, UK.


Very good condition; lightly time stained; scattered small areas of surface abrasions; light surface grime.

NOTE: If documentation is not listed, the lot is sold without documents.

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions prior to bidding. Color fidelity of photos presented is not guaranteed. Lack of a condition statement does not imply that a lot is perfect. Please examine photos, read descriptions, and contact the Gallery with any questions prior to bidding. All sales are final. Winning bidders will be sent invoices from our gallery. Credit cards are accepted for invoices under $1000. Higher amounts must be paid by e-check or wire transfer.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay

500 Gallery offers in-house shipping for most items. Shipping cost will be listed on your invoice. Please inquire ahead of the auction if you're unsure as to potential shipping costs or to retrieve a shipping estimate/quote.