WASSILY KANDINSKY | Scharf (Sharp)

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WASSILY KANDINSKY
Scharf (Sharp)
signed with the monogram and dated 28 (lower left); titled Scharf, dated 1928 and numbered No. 253 (on the verso)
watercolour, gouache and pen and ink on paper mounted on card
48.5 by 32cm., 19⅛ by 12⅝in.
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 in 2015)
Thomas Colville Fine Art, New York (acquired from the above in 2015)
Acquired from the above by the present owners

EXHIBITED
Lucerne, Galerie Rosengart, Kandinsky Exhibition: Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, 1953, no. 4
New York, Galerie Chalette, 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, illustrated p. 205

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