• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 275

    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)

    Grosse Meditation: Herbstreife

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
    Grosse Meditation: Herbstreife
    oil on linen-finish paper laid down on board
    9 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (25.1 x 17.5 cm.)
    Painted in January 1936


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    Provenance

    Galerie Krugier & Cie., Geneva.
    Andreas Jawlensky, Locarno.
    Serge Sabarsky Gallery, New York (by 1993).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE SERGE AND VALLY SABARSKY COLLECTION


    Literature

    J. Schultze, Alexej Jawlensky, Cologne, 1970, no. 20 (illustrated in color, p. 55).
    E. Rathke, Alexej Jawlensky, Meditationen, Hanau, 1983, no. 37 (illustrated in color).
    J. Albrecht, "Sloboda a viazanost," Vytvarny Zivot, vol. XXXVI, no. 6, August 1991, p. 1 (illustrated in color).
    M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky and A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, Bonn, 1993, vol. III, p. 251, no. 1959 (illustrated in color, p. 280).


    Exhibited

    Wiesbaden, Städtisches Museum, March-May 1964, no. 49 (illustrated in color).
    Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Alexander Sacharoff, November-December 1964, no. 124 (illustrated in color).
    Frankfurt, Kunstverein and Hamburg, Kunstverein, September-December 1967, no. 60 (illustrated).
    Aachen, Städtisches Suermondt-Museum, March-May 1970, no. 46.
    Lyon, Musée des Beaux-Arts, 1970, no. 73.
    Roslyn, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, From Kandinsky to Dix, Paintings of the German Expressionists, October 1989-January 1990, pp. 104-105 (illustrated in color; titled Autumn).