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Property from an Important Private Collection

Alexej von Jawlensky

Heilandsgesicht: Mondlicht (Verheissung) (Savior's Face: Moonlight (Annunciation))

Auction Closed

November 15, 10:48 PM GMT

Estimate

250,000 - 350,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from an Important Private Collection

Alexej von Jawlensky

1864 - 1941


Heilandsgesicht: Mondlicht (Verheissung) (Savior's Face: Moonlight (Annunciation))

signed with the initials A.J. (lower left)

oil on linen-finish paper mounted on board

14⅞ by 10⅝ in.

37.6 by 26.8 cm.

Executed circa 1920.

Dr. Guido Bagier, Germany (acquired from the artist)
(probably) Galerie Gerd Rosen, Berlin (acquired by 1948)
Galerie Wilhelm Grosshennig, Düsseldorf
Karl Ströher, Darmstadt (acquired from the above in 1953)
Private Collection, Europe (acquired by descent from the above)
Acquired from the above in 2017 by the present owner
Clemens Weiler, Alexej von Jawlensky, Cologne, 1959, no. 265, p. 246, illustrated 
Erika Pohl, Ursula Ströher and Gerhard Pohl, Karl Ströher, Sammler und Sammlung, Ferpicloz, 1982, p. 125, illustrated 
Maria Jawlensky, Lucia Pieroni-Jawlensky and Angelica Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings 1914-1933, vol. II, London, 1992, no. 1123, p. 332, illustrated (titled Heilandsgesicht and dated circa 1920)
Exh. Cat., Lugano, Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana, Sulle vie dell`illuminazione. Il mito dell`India nella cultura occidentale 1808 -2017, 2017-18, no. 365, p. 341, illustrated