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Weiss auf schwarz (white on black) by WASSILY KANDINSKY

WASSILY KANDINSKY

(FRENCH, RUSSIAN, 1866 - 1944)

Weiss auf schwarz (white on black), 1930

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Materials:

Oil on board

Measurements:

27.56 in. (70.00 cm.) (height) by 27.28 in. (69.30 cm.) (width)

Markings:

Signed with the monogram and dated 30

Exhibited:

Bern, Kunsthalle,. Gesamtausstellung Wassily Kandinsky , 1955, no. 62. Munich, Galerie Stangl,. Wassily Kandinsky: Ausstellung mit Werken von 1918 bis 1933 , 1962, n.n., illustrated . London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd, . Kandinsky and his friends , . century exhibition , 1966, no. 33, illustrated . New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, . Kandinsky: Russian and Bauhaus Years ,. 1915-1933 , 1983, no. 264, illustrated . Zurich, Kunsthaus Z?_rich,. Kandinsky in Russia und am Bauhaus, 1915-1933 , 1984, no. 257, illustrated . Berlin, Bauhaus-Archiv,. Kandinsky Russische Zeit und Bauhausjahre, 1915-1933 , 1984, no.258, illustrated. Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art & Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art,. Kandinsky , 1987, no. 74, illustrated

Literature:

Will Grohmann,. Wassily Kandinsky ,. Life and Work , New York, 1958, no. 378, p. 380, illustrated . Paul Overy, . Kandinsky , . The Language of the Eye , New York & London, 1969, no. 59, p. 166, illustrated . Hans K. Roethel, . Kandinsky , New York, 1977, no. 45, p. 37, illustrated . Hans K. Roethel & Jean K. Benjamin,. Kandinsky ,. Catalogue Raisonn? of the Oil Paintings ,. Volume Two 1916-1944 , Ithaca, 1984, no. 976, p. 886, illustrated. Clark V. Poling, . Kandinsky's Teaching at the Bauhaus , . Color Theory and Analytical Drawing , 1986, New York, no. 134, p. 127, illustrated

Provenance:

Ida Bienert, Dresden (acquired from the artist through the Kandinsky Gesellschaft in December 1931). Philippe Dotremont, Brussels. Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London. Acquired from the above by 1974

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