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Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)
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Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)

Zeichnung für 'Lithographie No II'

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Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)
Zeichnung für 'Lithographie No II'
signed with the monogram and dated '25' (lower left)
pen and India ink on paper
13 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (34.6 x 22.6 cm.)
Drawn in 1925
Provenance
Nina Kandinsky, Paris, by descent from the artist.
Margit Chanin, New York.
Grosvenor Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above by the mother of the present owner in 1972, and thence by descent.
Literature
The artist's handlist of drawings, 1925, no. 22.
W. Grohmann, Wassily Kandinsky: Life and Work, New York, 1958, p. 187 (illustrated).
J. Cassou, Wassily Kandinsky. Interferences: Aquarelles et dessins, Paris, 1960, p. 45 (illustrated).
H. K. Roethel, Kandinsky: Das graphische Werk, Cologne, 1970, p. 372.
V. Endicott Barnett, Kandinsky Drawings: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, Individual Drawings, Munich, 2006, no. 631, p. 305 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Kandinsky, dessins 1922-1944, March - April 1963, no. 9 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Jean Chauvelin, La peinture non-objective/The Non-Objective World, 1924-1939, June 1971, no. 78, p. 80 (illustrated p. 81); this exhibition later travelled to London, Annely Juda Fine Art, July - September 1971; and Milan, Galleria Milano, October - November 1971.

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