Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 415

 

415
Wassily Kandinsky
Kleine Welten V, 1922.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,650
Sold:
€ 11,875 / $ 13.418

(incl. surcharge)
Kleine Welten V. 1922.
Lithograph in colors.
Roethel 168. Signed. Monogrammed in teh stone. From an edition of 200 copies on this type of paper. On wove paper. 27.5 x 23.4 cm (10.8 x 9.2 in). Sheet: 35,5 x 27,5 cm (13,9 x 10,9 in).
The sheet announced as color woodcut in the portfolio was actually realized as a color lithograph, cf. Roethel, p. 452, note. 14.
Sheet 5 from the famous series "Kandinsky. Kleine Welten" comprising a total of 12 sheets. Published by Propyläen Verlag, Berlin. [EH].
• "Well, the whole execution is one-off" (W.Kandinsky to Galka Scheyer on May 4, 1932 after Roethel, p.452)
• Made during Kandinsky's time at the Bauhaus in Weimar
• Other sheets from this edition are in possession of the Metropolitan Museum, New York, the Museum of Occidental Art, Tokyo and the Kongelige Kobberstiksamling, Copenhagen
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from the above in 1977).

LITERATURE: Wolfgang Ketterer, November 28, 1977 A 24 lot 1028 with illu.




415
Wassily Kandinsky
Kleine Welten V, 1922.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,650
Sold:
€ 11,875 / $ 13.418

(incl. surcharge)