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Alexej von Jawlensky

Abstrakter Kopf (Abstract Head)

Auction Closed

November 15, 10:48 PM GMT


200,000 - 300,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Estate of Lloyd and Margit Cotsen, Sold to Benefit the Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching

Alexej von Jawlensky

1864 - 1941

Abstrakter Kopf (Abstract Head)

signed with the initials A.J. (lower left); dated 32 (lower right); signed A. Jawlensky. (on the reverse of the mount)

oil on linen-finish paper mounted on board

sheet: 13½ by 10¼ in. (34.2 by 26 cm.)

mount: 19½ by 15¾ in. (49.5 by 39.8 cm.)

Executed in 1932.

Lisa Kümmel, Wiesbaden (acquired from the artist in 1933)
Karl Kümmel, Wiesbaden (by descent from the above)
E. Dreesler, Germany
Acquired from the above in 1998 by the present owner
Maria Jawlensky, Lucia Pieroni-Jawlensky and Angelica Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings 1914-1933, vol. II, London, 1992, no. 1404, p. 476, illustrated