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Property of Private Midwestern Collector

Wassily Kandinsky

Scharf im dumpf

Auction Closed

November 15, 01:19 AM GMT


1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD

Lot Details


Property of Private Midwestern Collector

Wassily Kandinsky

1866 - 1944

Scharf im dumpf

signed with the monogram and dated 29 (lower left); signed again, dated 1929, numbered No 482 and titled Scharf in Dumpf (on the reverse)

oil on board

18 ¾ by 18 ¾ in. 47.6 by 47.6 cm.

Executed in December 1929.




1866 - 1944年


款識:藝術家簽姓名縮寫並紀年29(左下);再次簽名、紀年1929、標記No 482並書題目 Scharf in Dumpf(背面)


18 ¾ x 18 ¾ 英寸;47.6 x 47.6 公分

Estate of the artist
Nina Kandinsky, Paris (acquired by descent from the above)
Galerie Maeght, Paris (acquired by 1953 and until at least 1984)
Private Collection, Europe
Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired by descent from the above)
Christie's, New York, 5 November 2013, lot 26 (consigned by the above)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
The Artist's Handlist, vol. IV, no. 482
Will Grohmann, Wassily Kandinsky: Life and Work, New York, 1958, no. 334, p. 338; p. 377, illustrated
Hans K. Roethel and Jean K. Benjamin, Kandinsky: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil-Paintings, 1916-1944, vol. II, London, 1984, no. 926, p. 847, illustrated