Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 317

 
317
Alexej von Jawlensky
Weiblicher Kopf, 1920-1923.
Watercolor and pen and ink
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 72,000
Sold:
€ 130,000 / $ 156.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Weiblicher Kopf. 1920-1923.
Watercolor and pen and ink.
Jawlensky / Pieroni-Jawlensky / Jawlensky Bianconi IV 1106. Lower left monogrammed. On Japon, laid on hand-made board 22.7 x 16.4 cm (8.9 x 6.4 in). Size of board: 28,8 x 20,2 cm (11,3 x 7,9 in).
Hand-made board with the stamp "JS" (not in Lugt) in lower left and inscribed "No. 136", lower right inscribed "JAWLENSKY", probbaly by Lisa Kümmel, and dated "1922", probably by a hand other than that of the artist.
• From the series of the abstract heads
• Mystical, spiritual face
• Clear contours and strong color fields
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Germany.
Private collection Austria.
Private collection Northern Germany.
Private collection Austria.

LITERATURE: Alexej von Jawlensky-Archiv AG (editior), Bild und Wissenschaft. Forschungsbeiträge zu Leben und Werk Alexej von Jawlenskys, 2009, vol. 3, p. 46 with illu.

317
Alexej von Jawlensky
Weiblicher Kopf, 1920-1923.
Watercolor and pen and ink
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 72,000
Sold:
€ 130,000 / $ 156.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)