Die Schwarze Linie (The Black Line)
Artwork: Die Schwarze Linie (The Black Line)
Size: 32.4 x 47.6 cm
Medium: Watercolor, brush and ink and ink wash on paper
Creation year: 1922
Marks: Signed with the monogram and dated 22 (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Private Collection, Berlin; Galka E. Scheyer, Los Angeles (acquired circa 1924); Modern Institute of Art, Beverly Hills, California (acquired from the Estate of the previous in 1948); Edna Reindel, California (acquired from the previous in 1949 and sold by the Estate: Sotheby's, New York, November 16, 1989, lot 170); Private Collection, New York (acquired at the previous sale); Thence by descent
Exhibition history: Berlin, Galerie Goldschmidt-Wallerstein, Kandinsky, 1922, n.n; Stockholm, Gummesons Konsthandel, Kandinsky, 1922, n.n; Oakland, California, The Oakland Art Gallery, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Klee, 1926, no. 9; Los Angeles, The Los Angles Museum of Art (LACMA), The Blue Four, 1926, no. 71; Portland, Oregon, Museum of Art (Portland Art Association) & Spokane, Washington, Grace Campbell Memorial Building (Spokane Art Association), Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1927, no. 3; San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1931, no. 31; Santa Barbara, Faulkner Memorial Art Gallery, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1932, no. 17; Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1932, no. 107

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2018-05-14
Lot Number: 41