3 February 2010
Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
signed with the initials 'A.J.' (lower left); dated '36' (lower right)
oil on linen-finish paper
9 7/8 x 7½ in. (25.1 x 19 cm.)
Painted in January 1936
Frankfurter Kunstkabinett [Hanna Bekker vom Rath], Frankfurt.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1950s.
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M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky & A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, vol. III, 1934-1937, London, 1993, no. 1793 (illustrated p. 177).
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