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Improvisation Auf Mahagoni (Improvisation On Mahogany)

Artwork:
Improvisation Auf Mahagoni (Improvisation On Mahogany)
Size:
63.5 x 100.2 cm
Medium :
Oil on mahogany panel
Creation Year:
1910
Marks
Signed Kandinsky (lower left)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Nina Kandinsky, Paris (until at least 1963); Galerie Beyeler, Basel; Acquired from the previous on June 15, 1972
Exhibition History :
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum & The Hague, Gemeente Museum, Kandinsky, 1947-48, no. 15; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Der Blaue Reiter, 1949, no. 54; Basel, Kunsthalle, Der Blaue Reiter, 1950, no. 164; Paris, Galerie Maeght, Kandinsky 1900-1910, 1951, no. 52 ; Hamburg, Kunsthalle und Kunstverein; Cologne, Galerie Ferdinand Moller; Stuttgart, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein; Munich, Haus der Kunst; Mannheim, Stadtische Kunsthalle; Berlin, Charlottenburger Schloss; Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall & Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Wassily Kandinsky: Arbeiten aus den Jahren 1912-1942, 1953-54, no. 9, illustrated in the catalogue; Bern, Kunsthalle, Gesamtausstellung Wassily Kandinsky, 1955, no. 20; Copenhagen, Statens Museum for Kunst, Wassily Kandinsky, 1957, no. 14; Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Wassily Kandinsky, Gemalde und Aquarelle, 1958, no. 10; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne; The Hague, Gemeente Museum & Basel, Kunsthalle, Vassily Kandinsky: A Retrospective Exhibition, 1963, no. 15, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Improvisation) ; Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Kandinsky, 1965, no. 20; Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Kandinsky. Centenaire, 1966, no. 15 (titled Improvisation); Florence, Commune di Firenze, Kandinsky, 1967, no. 147; Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Wassily Kandinsky, 1970, no. 27, illustrated in the catalogue; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Wassily Kandinsky, 1972, no. 11; Southampton, Southampton Art Gallery, Sounds of Colour, 1982, no. 2; Bern, Kunstmuseum, Der Blaue Reiter, 1986-87, no. 40, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Vassily Kandinsky. Retrospective, 2001, no. 32, illustrated in color in the catalogue; London, The Courtauld Gallery, 2002-18 (on loan)

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2018-11-12
Lot Number :
6
Low Estimate :
$15,000,000[-100%]*
High Estimate :
$20,000,000[-100%]*