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Murnau - Landschaft Mit Grunem Haus (Murnau - Landscape With Green House)

Artwork:
Murnau - Landschaft Mit Grunem Haus (Murnau - Landscape With Green House)
Size:
70 x 96 cm
Medium :
Oil on board
Creation Year:
1909
Marks
Signed kandinsky and dated 1909 (lower right); signed kandinsky on the reverse; signed kandinsky, titled and numbered no. 79 on the backboard
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Der Sturm (Herwarth Walden), Berlin (sold in September 1916); Bernhard Mayer, Zurich (acquired in the 1920s); Thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition History :
London, The Royal Albert Hall, The London Salon of the Allied Artists' Association, 1910, no. 963 (titled Landscape); Berlin, Der Sturm, Kandinsky Kollektiv-Ausstellung 1902-1912, 1912, no. 68 (first edition) & no. 61 (second edition); Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Der Sturm, 44. Ausstellung, Kandinsky, 1916, no. 5; Bern, Kunsthalle, Gesamtausstellung Wassily Kandinsky, 1955, no. 15, illustrated in the catalogue; Basel, Kunsthalle, Wassily Kandinsky Gesamtausstellung, 1963, no. 91; Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (on loan 1984-2017); Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Monet to Matisse: Modern Masters from Swiss Private Collections, 1988-89, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Berlin, Brucke-Museum & Tubingen, Kunsthalle, Der fruhe Kandinsky, 1994-95, no. 99, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Zurich, Kunsthaus, Die Sammlung Bernhard Mayer, 1998, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Zurich, Kunsthaus, Fest der Farbe: Die Sammlung Merzbacher-Mayer, 2006, no. 73; London, Tate Modern & Basel, Kunstmuseum, Kandinsky: The Path to Abstraction / Kandinsky: Malerei 1908-1921, 2006-07, no. 11 (in London); no. 9 (in Basel), illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Tel Aviv Museum of Art Visits Berlin: Modern and Contemporary Art, 2015, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2017-06-21
Lot Number :
47
Low Estimate :
$19,411,100[+23%]*
High Estimate :
$32,351,800[-26%]*
Hammer Price :
$23,940,350
Sold For :
$27,138,328*