Variation: Nacht II

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Variation: Nacht II
35.7 x 27 cm
Oil on linen-finish paper laid down on board
1916
Signed with the artist's initials 'A.j.' (lower left); signed, dated and numbered by the artist 'A. Jawlensky 1916 N.6.' and further inscribed by Galka Scheyer 'Made in Germany Jawlensky Depth of Night 1916 St Prex' (on the reverse)
Painting
Galka Scheyer, New York & Los Angeles; Compulsory Estate Sale, US Department of Justice, Office of Alien Property, Los Angeles, 29 September 1954, lot 8 no 53; Paul Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, by whom acquired at the previous sale; Stanley N Barbee, Beverly Hills, by whom acquired from the previous; their collection sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 9 December 1959, lot 42; Acquired at the previous sale by the family of the present owner
Hagen, Museum Folkwang, Alexej Jawlensky, Gemalde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, 1922 (titled 'Nacht II'); Dresden, Galerie Emil Richter, Alexej von Jawlensky, 1922; Chemnitz, Kunsthutte zu Chemnitz, Alexej von Jawlensky, 1923, no 242 (titled 'Nacht II unverkauflich'); Stuttgart, Kunsthaus Schaller, Alexej von Jawlensky, 1923 (titled 'Nacht II unverkauflich'); Oakland, Oakland Art Gallery, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, May 1926, no 19 (titled 'Night'; dated '1915'); Los Angeles, Los Angeles Museum Exposition Park, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1926, no 3 (titled 'Night'; dated '1915'); San Diego, San Diego Museum of Fine Arts, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1927, no 2 (titled 'Night'; dated '1915'); Portland, Portland Museum of Art, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1927, no 77 (titled 'Night') ; Seattle, University of Washington Henry Art Gallery, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1927, no 22 (titled 'Night'); Los Angeles, Los Angeles Museum of History, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1933, no 57 (titled 'Night'); Los Angeles, Stendhal Art Gallery, Jawlensky Retrospective Exhibition 1909-1936, 1936 (titled 'Night'); this exhibition later travelled to San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, and Seattle, University of Washington Henry Art Gallery, 1937, no 13; New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Homage to Jawlensky, A Retrospective Show 1909-1938, 1939, no 27 (titled 'Depth of Night'); Los Angeles, Stendahl Art Gallery, Alexej Jawlensky, 1940 (titled 'Night')
2016-06-23
202
$84,600
$112,810
Not sold