Fidel (Jolly)
Artwork: Fidel (Jolly)
Size: 35 x 23 cm
Medium: Oil, gouache and pen and ink on board
Creation year: 1930
Marks: Signed with the monogram and dated 30 (lower left); signed with the monogram, titled, dated 1930, numbered No.491 and inscribed 23 x 35 on the reverse
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galerie Rene Drouin, Paris; Private Collection, Paris (acquired by 1970); Galerie Bargera, Cologne; Private Collection, Dusseldorf (acquired from the previous in the 1970s); Thence by descent to the present owners
Exhibition history: Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Kandinsky, 1931, no. 70; Paris, Galerie Cahiers d’Art, Wassily Kandinsky, 1934; Zurich, Kunsthaus, Georges Braque, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, 1946, no. 60; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum & The Hague, Gemeente Museum, Kandinsky, 1947-48, no. 50; Lucerne, Galerie Rosengart, Kandinsky: Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, 1953, no. 5; Paris, Galerie Maeght, Kandinsky: Bauhaus de Dessau, 1927-1933, 1965, no. 26 (catalogue published in Derriere le Miroir, no. 154, Paris, November 1965); Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Kandinsky Centenaire, 1966, no. 62 (as dating from 1929); New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Kandinsky, The Bauhaus Years, 1966, no. 34, illustrated in the catalogue; Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Wassily Kandinsky, 1970, no. 96, illustrated in the catalogue; Cologne, Galerie Bargera, Wassily Kandinsky. Gouachen, Aquarelle, Olbilder und Zeichnungen, 1973, no. 31, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2016-06-21
Lot Number: 27