Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 330

 
330
Alexej von Jawlensky
Blaues Pferd, Um 1915/16.
Watercolor over pencil
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,000
Sold:
€ 57,500 / $ 69.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Blaues Pferd. Circa 1915/16.
Watercolor over pencil.
Jawlensky/Pieroni-Jawlensky 232. Signed in lower right. On paper. 31 x 25.4 cm (12.2 x 10 in), the full sheet. [JS].

• Very unusual motif in Jawlensky's creation, it can be regarded as a reference to the days of the "Blauer Reiter".
• The motif was chosen in reminiscence of Jawlensky's youth in Russia, it was presumably made during his Swiss exile in St. Prex.
• Composition in strong colors and with a consistent provenance
• Next to Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc, Jawlensky was one of the protagonists of the "Blaue Reiter"
• Jawlensky's works are in numerous acclaimed public collections such as the Lenbachhaus, Munich, the Sprengel Museum, Hanover, and the Städel Museum, Frankfurt a. M.
.

PROVENANCE: Art dealer Dr. Wilhelm Moufang, Heidelberg
Heinrich Mundt, Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 1948).
E.-M. Take (daughter of the aforementioned).
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired from the aforementioned in 1985).

330
Alexej von Jawlensky
Blaues Pferd, Um 1915/16.
Watercolor over pencil
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,000
Sold:
€ 57,500 / $ 69.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)