La Forme Blanche
Artwork: La Forme Blanche
Size: 32 x 49.8 cm
Medium: Gouache on black paper laid down on board
Creation year: 1939
Marks: Signed with the artist's monogram and dated 39 (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Nina Kandinsky, Paris (the artist's wife); Kleemann Galleries, New York (acquired circa 1957); Harold Straus, New York (and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 2, 1974, lot 148); William Louis-Dreyfus, New York (acquired at the previous sale); Private Collection, New York (and sold: Sotheby's, London, June 19, 2012, lot 22); Acquired by William Louis-Dreyfus for the Louis-Dreyfus Family Collections at the previous sale
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Rene Drouin, Kandinsky, gouaches, aquarelles, dessins, 1947, no. 61; Liege, Association pour le progres intellectuel et artistique de la Wallonie, Kandinsky, gouaches & dessins, 1947, no. 60; New York, Kleemann Galleries, Wassily Kandinsky 1866-1944, 1957, no. 17, illustrated in the catalogue; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen & Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Kandinsky, Kleine Freuden, Aquarelle und Zeichnungen, 1992, no. 168, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 388
Low Estimate: $400000
High Estimate: $600000
Hammer Price: Not Sold