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Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)

Meditation

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Alexej Von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
Meditation
signed with initials 'A.J.' (lower left) and dated '34.' (lower right); signed and dated again, numbered and signed with initial 'A. Jawlensky 1934. N. 102. J.' (on the reverse)
oil on linen-finished paper laid down on board
6¾ x 5 in. (17.1 x 12.8 cm.)
Painted in 1934
Provenance
Galka Scheyer, Los Angeles (acquired from the artist, 1934); Compulsory sale, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Alien Property, Los Angeles, 29 September 1954, lot 9, no. 65.
Landau Gallery, Los Angeles (acquired at the above sale).
Bob Kaplan, Los Angeles (acquired from the above).
Gift from the above to the present owner, by 1985.
Literature
M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky and A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, Bonn, 1993, vol. III, p. 60, no. 1517 (illustrated in color, p. 98).

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