7 February 2001
Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
signed with the initials 'AJ' (upper left)
oil on board
12¾ x 17½in. (32.5 x 44.5cm.)
Painted in 1926
Given by the artist to Mrs Tony Kirchhoff, Wiesbaden.
Anon. sale, Lempertz Cologne, 1959, lot 148.
Ernst Backes, Nuremberg.
Galerie Cramer, Wiesbaden.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's Munich, 31 May 1990, lot 104.
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M. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, London 1992, no. 1257 (illustrated p. 399).
Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden Museum, Jawlensky und Künstlerfreunde aus Wiesbadener Privatbesitz, 1983.
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