Artist: Alexej von Jawlensky
Artwork: Abstrakter Kopf: Sonnig Beschwingt (Abstract Head: Sunny Elated)
Size: 35.8 x 27.5 cm
Medium: Oil on linen-finish paper laid down on the artist's board
Creation year: 1922
Marks: Signed with the initials 'A.j.' (lower left); dated and inscribed 'Sonnig beschwingt 1922' (on the reverse of the board)
Provenance: The artist's estate; Galerie Alex Vomel, Dusseldorf, by whom acquired from the previous in May 1960; Anonymous sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 25-26 November 1966, lot 207; Anonymous sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 27 June 1986, lot 64; Galerie des Ambassades, Paris, by whom acquired on 18 July 1986; With Galerie Thomas, Munich, on consignment from the previous, by 1989 (no. 8792); Galerie des Ambassades, Paris, to whom returned by the previous; Galerie Marion Meyer, Paris, by 1996; Private collection, Paris, by whom acquired from the previous in the late 1990s, and thence by descent to the present owner.
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Marion Meyer, Portraits du XXeme siecle, 1996