Oben Und Links
Artwork: Oben Und Links
Size: 69.9 x 49.8 cm
Medium: Oil on board
Creation year: 1925
Marks: Signed with monogram and dated '25' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in Weimar, March 1925
Provenance: Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York (acquired from the artist, August 1936); The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York (gift from the previous, 1937); sale, Sotheby’s, London, 30 June 1964, lot 14; Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired at the previous sale); Fort Worth Art Museum (acquired from the previous, 1968 and until 2001); Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York
Exhibition history: Erfurt, Kandinsky, April 1925; Dusseldorf, Summer 1925; Dresden, Internationale Kunstausstellung, June-September 1926; Berlin, Galerie Ferdinand Moller, Die Blaue Vier: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Klee, October 1929; Philadelphia, Art Alliance; Charleston, Charles Gibbes Memorial Art Gallery and Baltimore Museum of Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Paintings, 1937-1939 (illustrated in color); New York, 1939, no. 265 (illustrated in color); New York, Museum of Non-Objective Painting, The Kandinsky Memorial Exhibition, March-May, 1945, no. 79 (illustrated in color on the cover); Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by Wassily Kandinsky, April-May 1946, no. 39 (illustrated, pl. 9); The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1954-1961 (on extended loan); Corpus Christi, Centennial Art Museum, Renoir to Chagall, October 1964; Austin, University Art Museum of the University of Texas, Not So Long Ago: Art of the 1920s in Europe and America, October-December 1972, p. 51 (illustrated in color); Fort Worth Art Museum, Exponents of Modernism: From the Collections of the Fort Worth Art Museum, A Museum of Twentieth Century Art, September 1973-May 1974; Fort Worth Art Museum, Twentieth Century Art from Fort Worth Dallas Collections, September-October 1974 (illustrated); Waco Creative Art Center, At the Line of the House, April-May 1976; Fort Worth Art Museum, The Permanent collection: 75th Anniversary Retrospective, June-October 1976; Amarillo, Art Center Association, Between the Wars: A Brief Survey of Art from 1918-1940, 1978; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Atlanta, The High Museum, Kandinsky: Russian and Bauhaus Years 1915-1933, December 1983-April 1984, p. 212, no. 158 (illustrated; with incorrect medium); San Antonio, Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, Collecting: A Texas Phenomenon, November-December 1986; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Dayton Art Institute; Chicago, Terra Museum of American Art and Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum, Theme & Improvisation: Kandinsky & The American Avant-Garde,1912-1950, September 1992-August 1993, p. 41 (illustrated in color, pl. 9)

Christie's New York

Date: 2017-05-15
Lot Number: 29A