Pfeil Zum Kreis
Artwork: Pfeil Zum Kreis
Size: 80.4 x 110.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1930
Marks: Signed with monogram and dated '30' (lower left); signed with monogram and dated again, numbered and titled 'No. 498 1930 'Pfeil zum Kreis'' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in February 1930
Provenance: Nina Kandinsky, Paris (by descent from the artist); Galerie Maeght, Paris (acquired from the previous, circa 1955); Fernand C. Graindorge, Liege (acquired from the previous, 12 April 1960 and until at least 1972); Jacques Hachuel, Madrid; Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 December 1992, lot 21; Giuseppe Nahmad, Switzerland (by 2001); Acquired from the previous by the late owners, 10 May 2006
Exhibition history: Kunsthalle Basel, Gedachtnis-Ausstellung: Wassily Kandinsky, March-April 1945, p. 9, no. 40; Kunsthalle Bern, Wassily Kandinsky, March-May 1955, no. 60; Paris, Galerie Maeght, Derriere le miroir: Kandinsky, Bauhaus de Dessau 1927-1933, 1965, no. 28; Charleroi, Palais des beaux-arts, Wassily Kandinsky: Re trospective, January-March 1972, no. 33 (titled La fleche vers la croix); Zurich, Galerie Maeght, Kandinsky, April 1972, no. 24 (illustrated); Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Retrospective Vassily Kandinsky, July-October 2001, p. 178, no. 89 (illustrated in color, p. 179)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-11
Lot Number: 21A
Low Estimate: $4000000 [-30%]
High Estimate: $6000000 [-53%]
Hammer Price: $2800000
Sold For: $3375000