Mit und Gegen (For and Against)
Artwork: Mit und Gegen (For and Against)
Size: 35 x 48.6 cm
Medium: Oil on board
Creation year: 1929
Marks: Signed with the monogram and dated ‘29’ (lower left); signed with the monogram, dated, titled and numbered ‘No. 461 1929. - „Mit und Gegen”’ (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Solomon R Guggenheim, New York, by whom acquired directly from the artist in Dessau on 7 July 1930; The Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation, New York, from 1937; Hilla Rebay, Greens Farms, Connecticut, by whom acquired from the previous; The Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation, New York, reacquired from the estate of the previous in 1971; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 20 October 1971, lot 36 ; Galerie Thomas, Munich, by whom acquired at the previous sale; Acquired from the previous by the family of the present owners in June 1991
Exhibition history: Berlin, Landes-Ausstellungsgebaude, Juryfreie Kunstschau, September 1929, no. 573.; Charleston, South Carolina, Gibbes Memorial Art Gallery, Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Paintings, March - April 1936, no. 90, p. 35 (illustrated upside down).; Philadelphia Art Alliance, Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Paintings, February 1937, no. 103, p. 37 (illustrated).; Charleston, South Carolina, Gibbes Memorial Art Gallery, Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Paintings, March - April 1938, no. 134, p. 43 (illustrated).; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Art of Tomorrow, June 1939, no. 318, p. 144 (illustrated).; New York, Museum of Non-Objective Paintings, Wassily Kandinsky 1866-1944, March - May 1945, no. 152

Christie's London

Date: 2016-06-22
Lot Number: 5