4 November 2004
Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
signed, dated, and inscribed 'A. Jawlensky 1934 N 181 J' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas laid down on board
6 3/8 x 5 in. (16.2 x 12.7 cm.)
Painted in 1934
Galka Scheyer, Los Angeles (acquired from the artist).
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner.
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