ALEXEJ VON JAWLENSKY (1864-1941)
ALEXEJ VON JAWLENSKY (1864-1941)
ALEXEJ VON JAWLENSKY (1864-1941)
ALEXEJ VON JAWLENSKY (1864-1941)
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ALEXEJ VON JAWLENSKY (1864-1941)

Heilandsgesicht

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ALEXEJ VON JAWLENSKY (1864-1941)
Heilandsgesicht
signed with the initials ‘A.j.’ (lower left)
oil on linen-finished paper laid down on board
14 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (36.8 × 26.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1919
Provenance
(Probably) Nina Kandinsky.
Frankfurter Kunstkabinett [Hanna Bekker vom Rath], Frankfurt.
Private collection, Switzerland, by whom acquired from the above by 1955, and thence by descent to the present owners.
Literature
M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky & A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, vol. II, 1914-1933, London, 1992, no. 1081, p. 306 (illustrated p. 313).
Exhibited
(Possibly) Frankfurt, Kunstkabinett, Alexej von Jawlensky, Ölgemälde, April - May 1954, no. 36 (dated '1918-1919' and incorrectly catalogued as signed lower right).
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Jawlensky in der Schweiz, October 2000 - January 2001, p. 234 (illustrated p. 113); this exhibition later travelled to Lausanne, Fondation de l´Hermitage, January - May 2001; and Duisburg, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, June - September 2001.
Special notice
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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