Etude Pour Contrastes Reduits
Artwork: Etude Pour Contrastes Reduits
Size: 32 x 49.6 cm
Medium: Gouache on black paper laid down on board
Creation year: 1941
Marks: Signed with the artist's monogram and dated 41 (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Nina Kandinsky, Paris (the artist's wife); Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris (acquired in 1977); Private Collection, New York; Private Collection (acquired from the previous and sold: Sotheby's, London, June 19, 2012, lot 25); Acquired by the William Louis-Dreyfus for the Louis-Dreyfus Family Collections at the previous sale
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Karl Flinker, Kandinsky, peintures, dessins, gravures, editions, oeuvres inedites, 1972, no. 12; Cologne, Galerie Bargera, Wassily Kandinsky, 1866-1944, Gouachen, Aquarelle, Olbilder und Zeichnungen, 1973, no. 69, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Paris, Galerie Karl Flinker, Kandinsky, 82 oeuvres sur papier de 1902 à 1933, 1977, no. 38; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen & Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Wassily Kandinsky Aquarelle und Zeichnungen, 1992, no. 188, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 390
Low Estimate: $400000
High Estimate: $600000