Sale: 496 / Evening Sale, Dec. 06. 2019 in Munich Lot 119001726

Alexej von Jawlensky
Bunte Blumen, 1915.
€ 120,000 - 150,000

$ 132,000 - 165,000

Lot description
Bunte Blumen. 1915.
Oil on structured wove paper, laid on canvas.
Jawlensky/Pieroni-Jawlensky 729. Signed and dated in upper left. 52.6 x 49.4 cm (20.7 x 19.4 in).

Very notable provenances.
Early still life from the days of Jawlensky's exile in Switzerland.
Bright and gaudy document of his development towards abstraction

PROVENANCE: Kunstsalon Wolfsberg, Zürich (from 1916, with label on the stretcher).
Paul Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills (from 1957, with gallery label on the stretcher).
Collection Dr. Pedro Vallenilla, Caracas.
Private collection Paris (1962-1967).
The New Gallery, New York (with gallery label on the stretcher).
Collection Herbert Kende, Los Angeles (from 1967).
Galerie Thomas, Munich.
Private collection Cologne.

EXHIBITION: Cuno Amiet, H. Berger, E. Egger, Alexej Jawlensky, Arthur Segal, Kunstsalon Wolfsberg, Zürich, July to August 1916, presumably cat. no. 69, titled "Blumen, Fantasie" (no illu.).

LITERATURE: Sotheby's, London, July 5, 1962, lot no. 312 (with illu. on p. 167).
Sotheby's, London, April 26, 1967, lot no. 67 (with illu. on p. 122).


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Differential taxation:
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