Artwork: Landscape
Size: 106 x 106 cm
Medium: Gouache on paper laid down on board
Creation year: 1911
Marks: Signed in Cyrillic 'K. Malevich' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Hans von Riesen, Bremen, as custodian for the artist; sale, Lempertz, Cologne, 7 December 1963, lot 458; Marlborough Fine Art, London, by whom acquired at the previous sale; Kunstmuseum, Basel, by whom acquired from the previous, by 1964 (no. G-1963.17); Restituted to the family of the artist from the previous in 2012; Private collection, by whom acquired from the previous in 2012
Exhibition history: Moscow, First Moscow Salon, February - March 1911, no. 14; St Petersburg, The Union of Youth, January - February 1912, no. 4; Moscow, Myasnitskaya School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Donkey's Tail, March - April 1912, no. 7; Moscow, 16th State Exhibition, K.S. Malevich, His Way from Impressionism to Suprematism, March 1920 (no catalogue); (Possibly) Warsaw, Hotel Polonia, Malevich, March 1927; Berlin, Lehrter Bahnhof, Sonderausstellung Malewitsch, Grosse Berliner Kunstausstellung, May - September 1927; Bern, Kunsthalle, Kasimir Malewitsch, 1878-1935: Kleinere Werkgruppen von Pougny, Lissitzky und Mansourov, aus den Jahren des Suprematismus, February - March 1959, no. 1a, n.p. (dated 'circa 1905-1906'); Leverkusen, Stadtisches Museum, Kasimir Malewitsch, March - April 1962, no. 40, n.p; London, Marlborough Fine Art, 19th and 20th Century Watercolours, Drawings and Sculpture, April 1964, no. 62, p. 14 (illustrated on the cover; titled 'Houses in a Landscape' and dated 'circa 1905-1906'); Cologne, Museum Ludwig, Kasimir Malewitsch, Werk und Wirkung, November 1995 - January 1996, no. 38, p. 222 (illustrated p. 104; titled 'Landschaft mit roten Hausern (Die roten Hauser)'); Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Kazimir Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde: Featuring Selections from the Khardzhiev and Costakis Collections, October 2013 - February 2014, p. 31 (illustrated; titled 'Landscape with Three Red Houses'); this exhibition later travelled to Bonn, Bundeskunsthalle, March - June 2014; and London, Tate Modern, Malevich, July - October 2014, p. 236 (illustrated fig. 7, p. 35)

Christie's London

Date: 2018-06-20
Lot Number: 17B