WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II  (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)
WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II  (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)
WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II  (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)
WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II  (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)
WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II  (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)
WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II  (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)
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THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION

WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)

Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP

THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION

WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)

Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP

Lot sold:1,215,000GBP

Description

THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION


WASSILY KANDINSKY

1866 - 1944

MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II

(MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)


oil on board

33 by 44cm., 13 by 17⅜in.

Painted in 1909.

Condition Report

To request a condition report, please contact Teresa.Bimler@sothebys.com

Provenance

Karin Krabe, Hamburg

Konsul Max Leon Flemming, Hamburg (acquired by 1922)

Kunstsalon Maria Kunde, Hamburg

Sale: Kunstauktionshaus Lepke, Berlin, circa 1928

Ruth L. Achelis-Bezzel (purchased at the above sale)

Private Collection, Germany (by descent from the above. Sold: Sotheby’s, New York, 8th November 1995, lot 54)

Hans Ravenborg, Hamburg (purchased at the above sale. Sold: Christie’s, London, 8th October 1998, lot 31)

Purchased at the above sale

Literature

P.E. Küpper, ‘Die Sammlung Max Leon Flemming in Hamburg’ in Der Cicerone, January 1922, illustrated p. 14 (as dating from 1910)

H.K. Roethel & J.K. Benjamin, Kandinsky. Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil-Paintings, London, 1984, vol. I, no. 309, illustrated p. 291

P. Sers, Kandinsky. The Elements of Art, London, 2015, illustrated in colour pp. 64-65

WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II  (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)
THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION
WASSILY KANDINSKY | MURNAU - SCHLOSS UND KIRCHE II (MURNAU - CASTLE AND CHURCH II)
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