• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 485

    Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941)

    Grosse Meditation

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
    Grosse Meditation
    signed with the initials 'A.J.' (lower left); dated '36' (lower right)
    oil on linen-finish paper
    9 7/8 x 7½ in. (25.1 x 19 cm.)
    Painted in January 1936


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    Provenance

    Frankfurter Kunstkabinett [Hanna Bekker vom Rath], Frankfurt.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1950s.


    Literature

    M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky & A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, vol. III, 1934-1937, London, 1993, no. 1793 (illustrated p. 177).