Abstrakter Kopf: Andante
Artwork: Abstrakter Kopf: Andante
Size: 43 x 33 cm
Medium: Oil on board
Creation year: 1933
Marks: Signed with initials 'A.J.' (lower left) and dated '33' (lower right); indistinctly signed and dated and numbered 'N. 97' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galka Scheyer, Los Angeles (acquired from the artist, 1933); compulsory auction, San Francisco, 29 September 1954, lot 4; Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles (acquired at the previous sale); Lea Jaray-Bondi, Vienna; Redfern Gallery, London; Sir Edward and Lady Hulton, London (by 1957 and until at least 1968); Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 June 1981, lot 72; Private collection (acquired at the previous sale); sale, Christie's, New York, 6 November 2008, lot 43; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Los Angeles Museum, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, October 1933, no. 80 (titled Andante); Los Angeles, Stendahl Art Gallery, 1936; Seattle, University of Washington, Henry Art Gallery, 1937, no. 42; New York, Nierendorf Gallery, 1939, no. 61; Colorado Springs, Fine Art Center, 1944, no. 9; New York, Buchholz Gallery, The Blue Four, October-November 1944, no. 28; London, Redfern Gallery, Alexej von Jawlensky, May-June 1956, no. 32 (correct cataloguing listed under no. 34); London, The Tate Gallery, A Selection of Pictures, Drawings and Sculpture from the Collections of Sir Edward and Lady Hulton, August-September 1957, no. 17 (with incorrect support); Kunst-und Museumsverein Wuppertal; Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen; Frankfurter Kunstverein; Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus; Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall and Kunsthaus, Zurich, Sammlung Sir Edward und Lady Hulton, December 1964-January 1968, no. 22 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-11
Lot Number: 41A
Low Estimate: $1000000
High Estimate: $1500000
Hammer Price: Not Sold