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A horizontally oriented landscape with a dark, reddish-brown windmill depicted slightly to right of center and forming a strong vertical against a broad expanse of sky. The sky is represented as three, wide horizontal bands: The upper and lower cloud bands are mauve. The center band is a luminous sky blue streaked with yellow and white. A thin, darker blue band (sky or sea?) marks the horizon line. A low-slung, red-roofed, dark cottage is situated at left. A gridded bridge stretches horizontally across the painting and is reflected in the water, as is the long, slender, bright red boat at left. A woman and Holstein-Friesian black-and-white cow are depicted crossing the bridge. The dark shadow of the windmill is reflected in the foreground water band, as are two pools of skylight.

Details

  • Title: Stammer Mill with Streaked Sky
  • Creator: Piet Mondrian
  • Date Created: 1905/1907
  • Physical Dimensions: Unframed: 29 1/4 × 38 inches (74.3 × 96.52 cm)
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust through the George H. and Elizabeth O. Davis Fund, 2016.1 In honor of Henry Bloch, presented at the occasion of the Society of Fellows 50th Anniversary.
  • External Link: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Culture: Dutch

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