• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 440

    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)

    Liegendes Mädchen

    Price Realised  

    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
    Liegendes Mädchen
    signed 'A. Jawlensky.' (upper left)
    oil and pencil on board
    12 7/8 x 16 7/8 in. (32.7 x 42.9 cm.)
    Executed circa 1917


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    Provenance

    Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York (by 1957); sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 26 April 1961, lot 47.
    Mrs. Victor Leventritt, New York.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 12 April 1972, lot 39.
    Waddington Galleries, London (acquired at the above sale).
    Galería Maison Bernard, Caracas (1977).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, November 1980.


    Literature

    M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky and A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, Bonn, 1992, vol. II, p. 187, no. 860 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Jawlensky, 1957, no. 13 (illustrated).
    New York, Leonard Hutton Galleries, Fauves & Expressionists, April-May 1968, p. 27, no. 33 (illustrated in color).