• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 291

    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)

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    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
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    signed with initials 'A.J.' (lower left)
    oil on linen-finish paper laid down on board
    14 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. (35.9 x 27 cm.)
    Painted circa 1919


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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, 29-30 May 1956, lot 477.
    Kleemann Galleries, New York.
    Private collection, New York.
    Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf (by 1986).
    Galerie Heseler, Munich (1991).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1998.


    Literature

    Westdeutsche Kunstmesse, Cologne, p. 121 (illustrated in color).
    M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky and A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, Bonn, 1992, vol. II, p. 308, no. 1090 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Munich, Galerie Ilse Schweinsteiger, Expressionisten 2, 1982, no. 49 (illustrated).
    Dusseldorf, Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, September-October 1986, no. 20.