Artwork: Annaherung
Size: 33 x 49 cm
Medium: Watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard
Creation year: 1931
Marks: Signed in Russian and dated 31; titled in German and dated 1931 on the reverse
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Collection of Nina Kandinsky, Paris; Galerie Maeght, Paris; Galleria d'arte del Naviglio, Milan; Galleria Lorenzelli, Bergamo, circa 1971; Collection of Guido Bosi
Exhibition history: Berlin, Galerie Ferdinand Moller, W. Kandinsky Zeichnungen 1910-1931, Neue aquarelle/Grafik (W. Kandinsky: Drawings 1910-1931, New Watercolours/Graphics), February 1932, no. 87; London, The Mayor Gallery, International Exhibition: A Survey of Contemporary Art, 1933, illustrated; Berne, Kunsthalle, Wassily Kandinsky, Franzosische meister der gegenwart (Wassily Kandinsky, French Master of the Present), 21 February - 29 March 1937, no. 75, p. 7; Milan, Galleria del Milione, Arp, Domela, Kandinsky, Magnelli, Seligmann, Taeuber Arp, Vezelay, 2-17 March 1938; New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Kandinsky, 1949; New York, Kleemann Galleries, Wassily Kandinsky 1866-1944, 1957, plate 9; Turin, Palazzo delle Mostre, Moda-Arte-Costume (Fashion-Art-Costume), 1961; Milan, Villa Reale, Boldini, Pollock, 1961 Turin, Galleria civica d'arte moderna, Il Cavaliere Azzurro, Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), 18 March - 9 May 1971, p. 207; Bergamo, Galleria d'arte moderna e contemporanea, Gli anni del premio Bergame (The Years of the Bergamo Award), 1993, no. 24; Milan, Palazzo Reale, Kandinsky e l'astrattismo in Italia 1930-1950 (Kandinsky and Abstraction in Italy 1930-1950), 2007, p. 96; Aosta, Museo Archeologico Regionale, Wassily Kandinsky: e l'arte astratta tra Italia e Francia mostra (Wassily Kandinsky: Abstract Art between Italy and France), 26 May - 21 October 2012

Sotheby's Hong Kong

Date: 2019-10-05
Lot Number: 1025