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Kazimir Malevich

Suprematist Composition

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Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Kazimir Malevich

Kazimir Malevich

Suprematist Composition

Suprematist Composition

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Lot sold:

94,500

GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

 Kazimir Malevich

1879 - 1935

Suprematist Composition


inscribed 11 R on the reverse and bearing Galerie Gmurzynska and Guggenheim exhibition labels on the backing board

pencil on paper

Sheet: 16 by 11cm, 6 ¼ by 4 ¼ in.

Framed: 54 by 49cm, 21 ¼ by 19 ¼ in.

The sheet has discoloured and there is a loss to the top left corner. The top edge is perforated. The sheet is undulating in the top corners and there is some minor smudging in places. The sheet is float-mounted, framed and glazed.


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Collection of Anna Alexandrovna Leporskaya (1900-1982), Leningrad
Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne
A.Nakov, Kazimir Malewicz. Catalogue Raisonné, Paris: Adam Biro, 2002, no.S-75, p.196 illustrated and listed
Exhibition catalogue Kazimir Malevich: Suprematism, New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2003, p.169 illustrated and listed
Exhibition catalogue Kasimir Malévich, Barcelona: Fundació Caixa Catalunya, 2006, p.207 illustrated; p.206, no.79 listed
A.Nakov, Malevich. Painting the Absolute, Farnham: Lund Humphries, 2010, vol. II, p.198 illustrated (detail) and p.417 listed
T.Andersen, K.S. Malevich, The Leporskaya Archive, Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2011, p.128, no.302 illustrated
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Kazimir Malevich: Suprematism, 13 May - 14 September 2003
Barcelona, La Pedrera - Fundació Caixa Catalunya, Kasimir Malevich, 21 March - 25 June 2006, no.79
Zurich, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Ganz Konkret, 11 November 2010 - 30 January 2011