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Wassily Kandinsky

Tensions calmées | 《緩和的張力》

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18,000,000 to - 25,000,000 GBP

Property from an Important Private American Collection

Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky

Tensions calmées | 《緩和的張力》

Tensions calmées | 《緩和的張力》

Estimate:

18,000,000 to - 25,000,000 GBP

Lot sold:

21,224,700

GBP

Property from an Important Private American Collection


Wassily Kandinsky

1866 - 1944

Tensions calmées



signed with the monogram and dated 37 (lower left); signed again with the monogram, numbered No 638 and dated 1937 on the reverse

oil on canvas

89.3 by 116.6cm., 35⅛ by 45⅞in.

Painted in April 1937.


重要美國私人收藏


瓦西里・康丁斯基

1866 - 1944年

《緩和的張力》


款識:藝術家簽姓名縮寫並紀年37(左下);再簽姓名縮寫、標記No 638並紀年1937(背面)

油彩畫布

89.3 x 116.6 公分;35 ⅛ x 45 ⅞ 英寸

1937年4月作

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Nierendorf Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist in September 1938)

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York (acquired from the above in February 1945. Sold: Sotheby’s, London, Fifty Paintings by Vasily Kandinsky, 30th June 1964, lot 48)

Purchased at the above sale by the family of the present owner


尼倫多夫畫廊,紐約(1938年9月購自藝術家本人)

所羅門・R・古根海姆基金會,紐約(1945年2月購自上述畫廊。售出:倫敦蘇富比,「瓦西里・康丁斯基的五十幅畫」,1964年6月30日,拍品編號48)

現藏家之家族購自上述拍賣


The Artist’s Handlist IV, no. 638

Will Grohmann, Wassily Kandinsky, Life and Work, London, 1959, no. 461, illustrated p. 387

Hans K. Roethel & Jean K. Benjamin, Kandinsky. Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil-Paintings. Volume II 1916-1944, New York, 1984, no. 1076, illustrated p. 966


畫家本人手寫清單IV,品號638

威爾・格羅曼,《瓦西里・康丁斯基:生平與作品》,倫敦,1959年,品號461,頁387載圖

漢斯・K・勒特魯及讓・K・邦雅曼,《康丁斯基:1916-1944年油畫專題目錄第II冊》,紐約,1984年,品號1076,頁966載圖

Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Tentoonstelling Abstracte Kunst, 1938 (not listed in the catalogue)

Amsterdam, Galerie Robert, Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme, 1938 

New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Three Masters of the Bauhaus, Kandinsky, Klee, Feininger, 1938

San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor & M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Seven Centuries of Painting. A Loan Exhibition of Old and New Masters, 1939-40, no. Y 225

New York, Nierendorf Gallery, The Masters and Vanguard of Modern Art, 1941, no. 43

New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Works by Kandinsky: A Retrospective Show, 1942-43, no. 24

New York, Museum of Non-Objective Paintings, In Memory of Wassily Kandinsky, 1945, no. 220

Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, In Memory of Wassily Kandinsky, 1946, no. 52

Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum & The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, Kandinsky, 1947-48, no. 74

Circulated as part of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Extended Loan Programme, 1953-61


We are grateful to Dr Shulamith Behr for her assistance in cataloguing this work. 


紐約,尼倫多夫畫廊,「包豪斯三傑:康丁斯基、克利與費寧格」,1938年

三藩市,榮耀宮藝術博物館及笛洋美術館,「油畫七百年:西洋古典及現代名家借展」,1939-40年,品號Y 225

紐約,尼倫多夫畫廊,「現代藝術大師與先鋒」,1941年,品號43

紐約,尼倫多夫畫廊,「康丁斯基:作品回顧展」,1942-43年,品號24

紐約,非客觀繪畫博物館,「瓦西里・康丁斯基紀念展」,1945年,品號220

匹茲堡,卡內基研究所,「瓦西里・康丁斯基紀念展」,1946年,品號52

阿姆斯特丹,市立博物館及海牙,市博物館,「康丁斯基展」,1947-48年,品號74

所羅門・R・古根海姆美術館長期借展作品,1953-61年