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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 290

    Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)

    Composition

    Price Realised  

    Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)
    Composition
    signed with the monogram and dated 'K 34' (lower left)
    pen and India ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount
    image: 12 1/8 x 9½ in. (30.8 x 24.2 cm.)
    mount: 14 5/8 x 11¾ in. (36.5 x 29.8 cm.)
    Executed in 1934


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    Provenance

    New Gallery [E.V. Thaw & Co.], New York.
    Charmion von Wiegand, New York.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 February 2004, lot 489.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owners.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this drawing is recorded in the artist's list of drawings under '1934, 22'.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE JUDITH AND ABRAHAM AMAR FOUNDATION SOLD TO BENEFIT CHARITY


    Literature

    V. Endicott Barnett, Kandinsky Drawings, Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, Munich, 2006, no. 960 (illustrated p. 349).