Le Rond Rouge
Artwork: Le Rond Rouge
Size: 89 x 116 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1939
Marks: Signed with the artist's monogram and dated 39 (lower left); signed with the artist's monogram, dated 1939 and numbered 66i (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in April 1939
Provenance: Galerie Rene Drouin, Paris (acquired by 1946); Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Galerie Maeght, Paris; Gustav Zumsteg, Zurich (acquired by 1946, probably from the previous, and sold: Christie's, London, April 6, 1976, lot E); Davlyn Gallery, New York (acquired by 1982); Acquired in 1996
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Rene Drouin, 40 Peintures de Kandinsky, 1946, no. 19; Zurich, Kunsthaus, Georges Braque, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, 1946, no. 89; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum & The Hague, Gemeente Museum, Kandinsky, 1947-48, no. 82; Paris, Galerie Rene Drouin, Kandinsky, Epoque Parisienne 1934-1944, 1949, no. 34; Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Rythmes et Couleurs, 1951, no. 14; Bern, Kunsthalle, Wassily Kandinsky, 1955, no. 93; Lausanne, Palais de Beaulieu, Chefs-d'oeuvre des Collections Suisses de Manet a Picasso, 1964, no. 323, illustrated in the catalogue; Zurich, Galerie Maeght, Kandinsky, 1972, no. 58; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Hommage de Paris a Kandinsky, 1972, no. 43, illustrated in the catalogue; Verona, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palazzo Forti, Vasilij Kandinskij, 1993, no. 86, illustrated in color in the catalogue ; Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Wassily Kandinsky: The Color of Abstraction, 1999, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue; Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Vassily Kandinsky. Retrospective, 2001, no. 106, illustrated in color in the catalogue; London, The Courtauld Gallery, 2002-18 (on loan)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2018-11-12
Lot Number: 4