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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 428

    Alexej von Jawlensky (Russian, 1864-1941)

    Blumen in einer Vase

    Price Realised  

    Alexej von Jawlensky (Russian, 1864-1941)
    Blumen in einer Vase
    signed and dated 'A.jawlensky 1918' (lower left)
    oil on linen-finish paper laid down on board
    13½ x 10 in. (34.4 x 25.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1918


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    Provenance

    Gerta Hirsch, Berlin.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 April 1982, lot 352.
    Anonymous sale, Karl & Faber, Munich, 13-14 June 1985, lot 910.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
    On loan to the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, since 1995.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky & A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, vol. II, 1914-1933, London, 1992, no. 1058 (illustrated p. 282).
    U. Peters & A. Legde, Kulturgeschichtliche Spaziergänge im Germanischen Nationalmuseum, Moderne Zeiten, die Sammlung zum 20.Jahrhundert, vol. III, Nuremberg, 2000 (illustrated p. 32).


    Exhibited

    Emden, Kunsthalle in Emden, Stiftung Henri Nannen, Alexej Jawlensky, December 1989 - February 1990 (illustrated p. 5).
    Geneva, Musée Rath, Alexej von Jawlensky, 1864-1941, 1995, no. 21 (illustrated p. 57).
    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 45 (illustrated p. 123); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum.