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Murnau - Landschaft Mit Grunem Haus (Murnau - Landscape With Green House) by WASSILY KANDINSKY

WASSILY KANDINSKY

(FRENCH, RUSSIAN, 1866 - 1944)

Murnau - Landschaft Mit Grunem Haus (Murnau - Landscape With Green House), 1909

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Materials:

oil on board

Measurements:

27.56 in. (70.00 cm.) (height) by 37.80 in. (96.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed Kandinsky and dated 1909 (lower right); signed Kandinsky on the reverse; signed Kandinsky, titled and numbered no. 79 on the backboard

Exhibited:

London, The Royal Albert Hall,. The London Salon of the Allied Artists' Association , 1910, no. 963 (titled. Landscape ). Berlin, Der Sturm, Kandinsky Kollektiv-Ausstellung 1902-1912 , 1912, no. 68 (first edition) & no. 61 (second edition) . Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Der Sturm, 44. Ausstellung, Kandinsky , 1916, no. 5 . Bern, Kunsthalle, Gesamtausstellung Wassily Kandinsky , 1955, no. 15, illustrated in the catalogue . Basel, Kunsthalle, Wassily Kandinsky Gesamtausstellung , 1963, no. 91 . Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (on loan 1984-2017) . Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Monet to Matisse: Modern Masters from Swiss Private Collections , 1988-89, illustrated in colour in the catalogue . Berlin, Brücke-Museum & Tübingen, Kunsthalle, Der frühe Kandinsky , 1994-95, no. 99, illustrated in colour in the catalogue . Zurich, Kunsthaus, Die Sammlung Bernhard Mayer , 1998, illustrated in colour in the catalogue . Zurich, Kunsthaus, Fest der Farbe: Die Sammlung Merzbacher-Mayer , 2006, no. 73 . London, Tate Modern & Basel, Kunstmuseum, Kandinsky: The Path to Abstraction / Kandinsky: Malerei 1908-1921 , 2006-07, no. 11 (in London); no. 9 (in Basel), illustrated in colour in the catalogue . Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Tel Aviv Museum of Art Visits Berlin: Modern and Contemporary Art , 2015, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Literature:

The artist's handlists II & III, no. 79. Will Grohmann, Wassily Kandinsky: Life and Work , London, 1959, no. 25, illustrated p. 351 . Donald E. Gordon, Modern Art Exhibitions, 1900-1916 , Munich, 1974, vol. II, no. 963, listed p. 417 (titled Landscape ) . Hans K. Roethel & Jean K. Benjamin, Kandinsky: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil-Paintings , New York, 1982, vol. I, no. 277, illustrated p. 265

Provenance:

Der Sturm (Herwarth Walden), Berlin (sold in September 1916). Bernhard Mayer, Zurich (acquired in the 1920s) . Thence by descent to the present owner

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