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Bild Mit Weissen Linien (Painting With White Lines) by WASSILY KANDINSKY

WASSILY KANDINSKY

(FRENCH, RUSSIAN, 1866 - 1944)

Bild Mit Weissen Linien (Painting With White Lines) , 1913

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

47.05 in. (119.50 cm.) (height) by 43.31 in. (110.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed Kandinsky and dated 1913 (lower left); signed Kandinsky, titled, dated 1913 and inscribed No. 178 on the stretcher

Exhibited:

Dresden, Galerie Ernst Arnold, Die Neue Malerei ('Expressionistische Ausstellung'), January 1914, no. 68. Odessa, Museum of the Society of Fine Arts, Spring Exhibition of Paintings, April 1914 . Moscow, The Year 1915, April 1915, no. 42 . Verona, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palazzo Forti, Da Van Gogh a Schiele: L'Europa espressionista 1880-1918, 1989, illustrated in colour in the catalogue . Verona, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palazzo Forti, Vasilij Kandiskij, 1993, no. 22, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Literature:

The artist's handlist II & III, no. 178. Will Grohmann, Wassily Kandinsky: Life and Work , London, 1959, no. 178, listed p. 333 . Der Spiegel , no. 36, 1974, illustrated p. 123 . Erika Hanfstaengl, Wassily Kandinsky, Zeichungen und Aquarelle im Lenbachhaus München , Munich, 1974, mentioned p. 175 . Donald E. Gordon, Modern Art Exhibitions 1900-1916 , Munich, 1974, vol. II, listed no. 68, p. 781 & no. 42, p. 870 . Hans K. Roethel & Jean K. Benjamin, Kandinsky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil-Paintings , London, 1982, vol. I, no. 470, illustrated p. 467 . Vivian Endicott Barnett, Kandinsky Watercolours. Catalogue Raisonné , London, 1992, vol. I, mentioned pp. 314-315 . Vivian Endicott Barnett & Helmut Friedel, Vasily Kandinsky: A Colorful Life , New York, 1996, mentioned pp. 367 & 642 . Valery Turchin, Kandinsky in Russia , Moscow, 2005, listed p. 437 Kandinsky. The Path to Abstraction (exhibition catalogue), Tate Modern, London, 2006, illustrated in colour p. 37

Provenance:

Museum of Painterly Culture, Moscow (acquired from the artist in December 1919). Museum Penza, Penza (allocated by the above in 1920) . Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow . Wilhelm Hack, Cologne (acquired from the above in 1974) . Thence by descent to the present owner

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