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Property from an Important Private Collection

Wassily Kandinsky

Strich Zentraler (Central Line)

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June 29, 07:06 PM GMT


700,000 - 1,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from an Important Private Collection

Wassily Kandinsky

1866 - 1944

Strich Zentraler (Central Line)

signed with the monogram and dated 24 (lower left); dedicated in Cyrillic Dorogomu Alekseyu Grigor’evichu Javlesnkomu serdechno predannyi Kandinsky. Dresden 14 II 25 on the reverse

gouache, watercolour and brush and ink on paper laid down on card

34.7 by 22.8cm., 13⅝ by 9in.

Executed in November 1924.




1866 - 1944年


款識:藝術家簽姓名縮寫並紀年24(左下) ;以西里爾字母題款 Dorogomu Alekseyu Grigor’evichu Javlesnkomu serdechno predannyi Kandinsky 並書 Dresden 14 II 25(背面)


34.7 x 22.8 公分;13 ⅝ x 9 英寸


Alexej von Jawlensky, Wiesbaden (a gift from the artist in February 1925)

Helene von Jawlensky, Wiesbaden (wife of the above; inherited from the above in 1941)

Andreas Jawlensky, Wiesbaden & Locarno (by descent from the above in 1965)

Maria Jawlensky, Locarno (by descent from the above in 1984)

Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York (acquired from the above in 1984-85)

Acquired from the above in 1993

The Artist's Handlist, Watercolours, listed as 'xi 1924, 175, Strich zentraler'

Maria Jawlensky, Lucia Pieroni-Jawlensky & Angelica Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, 1890-1914, London, 1991, vol. I, illustrated in a photograph p. 22

Vivian Endicott Barnett, Kandinsky, Watercolors and Drawings, Munich, 1992, no. 103, illustrated in colour n.p. & a detail illustrated in colour on the cover

Vivian Endicott Barnett, Kandinsky, Watercolours, Catalogue Raisonné, Volume Two, 1922-1944, London, 1994, no. 734, illustrated in colour p. 83; illustrated p. 125