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    Sale 2165

    Impressionist and Modern Day Sale

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 247

    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)

    Variation: Träumerei

    Price Realised  

    Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
    Variation: Träumerei
    signed with initials 'A.j.' (lower left);
    oil on canvas laid down on panel
    12¾ x 10½ in. (32.4 x 26.7 cm.)
    Painted in 1916


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    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles.
    Private collection, Chicago (acquired from the above, January 1969).
    By descent from the above to the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Chicago Collection


    Literature

    C. Weiler, Alexej Jawlensky, Cologne, 1959, p. 271, no. 627.
    C. Weiler, Alexej Jawlensky, Köpfe, Gesichte, Meditationen, Hanau, 1970, no. 1233.
    M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky and A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, London, 1992, vol. II, pp. 159-160, no. 823 (illustrated, p. 159).


    Exhibited

    Munich, Moderne Galerie Otto Stangl, September-October 1956 (illustrated).
    St. Gallen, Switzerland, Galerie im Erker, January-March 1958.
    Irvine, University of California and Riverside, University of California, Jawlensky and the Serial Image, March-April, 1966, no. 31.