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Variation: Nacht II

Artwork:
Variation: Nacht II
Size:
35.7 x 27 cm
Medium :
Oil on linen-finish paper laid down on board
Creation Year:
1916
Marks
Signed with the artist's initials 'A.j.' (lower left); signed, dated and numbered by the artist 'A. Jawlensky 1916 N.6.' and further inscribed by Galka Scheyer 'Made in Germany Jawlensky Depth of Night 1916 St Prex' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galka Scheyer, New York & Los Angeles; Compulsory Estate Sale, US Department of Justice, Office of Alien Property, Los Angeles, 29 September 1954, lot 8 no 53; Paul Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, by whom acquired at the previous sale; Stanley N Barbee, Beverly Hills, by whom acquired from the previous; their collection sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 9 December 1959, lot 42; Acquired at the previous sale by the family of the present owner
Exhibition History :
Hagen, Museum Folkwang, Alexej Jawlensky, Gemalde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, 1922 (titled 'Nacht II'); Dresden, Galerie Emil Richter, Alexej von Jawlensky, 1922; Chemnitz, Kunsthutte zu Chemnitz, Alexej von Jawlensky, 1923, no 242 (titled 'Nacht II unverkauflich'); Stuttgart, Kunsthaus Schaller, Alexej von Jawlensky, 1923 (titled 'Nacht II unverkauflich'); Oakland, Oakland Art Gallery, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, May 1926, no 19 (titled 'Night'; dated '1915'); Los Angeles, Los Angeles Museum Exposition Park, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1926, no 3 (titled 'Night'; dated '1915'); San Diego, San Diego Museum of Fine Arts, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1927, no 2 (titled 'Night'; dated '1915'); Portland, Portland Museum of Art, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1927, no 77 (titled 'Night') ; Seattle, University of Washington Henry Art Gallery, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1927, no 22 (titled 'Night'); Los Angeles, Los Angeles Museum of History, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1933, no 57 (titled 'Night'); Los Angeles, Stendhal Art Gallery, Jawlensky Retrospective Exhibition 1909-1936, 1936 (titled 'Night'); this exhibition later travelled to San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, and Seattle, University of Washington Henry Art Gallery, 1937, no 13; New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Homage to Jawlensky, A Retrospective Show 1909-1938, 1939, no 27 (titled 'Depth of Night'); Los Angeles, Stendahl Art Gallery, Alexej Jawlensky, 1940 (titled 'Night')

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-06-23
Lot Number :
202
Low Estimate :
$84,600
High Estimate :
$112,810
Hammer Price :
Not sold