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Wassily Kandinsky
SCHARF (SHARP)
27
Wassily Kandinsky
SCHARF (SHARP)

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Wassily Kandinsky
1866 - 1944
SCHARF (SHARP)
signed with the monogram and dated 28 lower left; titled Scharf, dated 1928 and numbered No. 253 on the reverse
watercolor, gouache and pen and ink on paper mounted on card
19 1/8 by 12 5/8 in. 48.5 by 32 cm.
Executed in May 1928.
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Provenance

(probably) Nina Kandinsky, Paris
Galerie Maeght, Paris (probably acquired from the above by 1957)
Galerie Chalette, New York (acquired by 1957)
Louis & Julia Wasserman, Sandy Hook, Connecticut (acquired in 1957)
Estate of Julia Wasserman (by descent from the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owners

Exhibited

Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne, Kandinsky Exhibition: Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, 1953, no. 4
Galerie Chalette, New York, Kandinsky, 1957, no. 17, illustrated in the catalogue 

Literature

The Artist's Handlist, vol. V, no. 253
Vivian Endicott Barnett, Kandinsky Watercolours: Catalogue raisonné, Ithaca, 1994. vol. II, no. 841, p. 205, illustrated 

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