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    Sale 2045

    Impressionist/Modern Evening Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 43

    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)

    Abstrakter Kopf: Andante

    Price Realised  

    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
    Abstrakter Kopf: Andante
    signed with initials 'A.J.' (lower left) and dated '33' (lower right); indistinctly signed and dated '1933' (on the reverse)
    oil on board
    16 7/8 x 13 in. (43 x 33 cm.)
    Painted in 1933


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    Provenance

    Artist's studio.
    Galka Scheyer, Hollywood (acquired from the artist, 1933).
    Sale, Los Angeles, 1954, lot 4.
    Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles.
    Jaray-Bondi, Vienna.
    Redfern Gallery, London.
    Sir Edward and Lady Hulton, London.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 June 1981, lot 72 (incorrectly illustrated as lot 71).
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky and A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings 1914-1933, London, 1992, vol. 2, p. 506, no. 1446 (illustrated in color, p. 501).


    Exhibited

    Los Angeles Museum, The Blue Four, October 1933, no. 80.
    New York, Buchholz Gallery, The Blue Four, October-November 1944, no. 28.
    London, Redfern Gallery, Alexej von Jawlensky, 1956, no. 32.
    London, Redfern Gallery, Alexej von Jawlensky, October 1960, no. 63.
    Wuppertal, Kunstund Museumsverein; Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen; Frankfurter Kunstverein; Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus; Dortmun, Museum am Ostwall and Zurich, Kunsthaus, Sammlung Sir Edward und Lady Hulton, December 1964-January 1968, no. 22 (illustrated).