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Wassily Kandinsky

Quadrat (Square) | 《方形》

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Estimate:

1,500,000

to
- 2,000,000 GBP

Property from an Important Private European Collector | 重要歐洲私人收藏

Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky

Quadrat (Square) | 《方形》

Quadrat (Square) | 《方形》

Estimate:

1,500,000

to
- 2,000,000 GBP

Lot sold:

1,588,000

GBP

Property from an Important Private European Collector

重要歐洲私人收藏


Wassily Kandinsky

瓦西里・康丁斯基

1866 - 1944

Quadrat (Square)

《方形》


signed with the monogram and dated 27 (lower left)

款識:藝術家簽姓名縮寫並紀年27(左下)

oil on canvas

油彩畫布

73 by 60cm., 28¾ by 23⅝in.

73 x 60 公分;28 ¾ x 23 ⅝ 英寸

Painted in 1927. 

1927年作

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Nina Kandinsky, Paris (the artist's wife)
Galerie Maeght, Paris (acquired from the above in 1961)
Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above in 1972) 
Acquired from the above by the present owner
The Artist's Handlist IV, no. 377
W. Grohmann, Wassily Kandinsky. Life and Work, London, 1959, no. 246, illustrated p. 369
Maeght Éditeur, Derrière le miroir. Kandinsky 1921-1927, no. 118, Paris, 1960, illustrated in colour on the cover
P. Overy, Kandinsky. The Language of the Eye, London, 1969, no. 47, illustrated n.p. 
H.K. Roethel & Jean K. Benjamin, Kandinsky. Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil-Paintings, Volume Two, 1916-1944, New York, 1984, no. 820, illustrated p. 761
J. Hahl-Koch, Kandinsky, London, 1993, no. 352, illustrated p. 291
New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Pasadena, Pasadena Art Museum; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art; Portland, Portland Art Museum; San Antonio, Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute; Colorado Springs, Fine Arts Center; Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art; Columbus, The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Washington University Art Gallery; Montreal, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts & Worcester, Worcester Art Museum, Vasily Kandinsky. A Retrospective Exhibition, 1963-64, no. 39, illustrated in the catalogue
Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Centenaire Kandinsky, 1966, no. 49, illustrated in colour in the catalogue 
New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Kandinsky, The Bauhaus Years, 1966, no. 19, illustrated in the catalogue 
Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Wassily Kandinsky: Gemälde 1900-1944, 1970, no. 70, illustrated in the catalogue 
Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Wassily Kandinsky - Paul Klee, 1971-72, no. 18 (exhibition catalogue published in Louisiana Revy, October 1971, illustrated p. 11)
Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Wassily Kandinsky. Rétrospective, 1972, no. 25, illustrated in the catalogue 
Zurich, Galerie Maeght, Kandinsky, 1972, no. 16, illustrated in the catalogue