Ketterer Kunst Logo

Search Lots

Sale: 436 / Modern Art I, Dec. 10. 2016 in Munich Lot 209

 
Lot description
Der Blaue Reiter. 1912.
De-luxe edtiion of the almanac with two Woodcut in colors: "Bogenschütze" and "Fabeltier", each signed and 4 color plates (3 mountedn) and three music additions and numerous illustrations in the text. Published by Kandinsky and Franz Marc. Munich, R.Piper, 1912.

In the original, dark-blue smoothed calf binding, designed by Wassily Kandinsky, with gilt-tooled vignette and top edge gilt.
Roethel 79 II (of II). Lankheit 826/3 (of 3). Hoberg/Jansen 24/3 (of 4). From an edition of 50 copies from the de-luxe edition. One on wove paper by Van Gelder (without watermark). Mythical creature on fine Japon. Up to 21.5 x 14.3 cm (8.4 x 5.6 in). Sheet each: 28,8 x 21,5 cm (11,3 x 8,4 in).
[EL].
First edition of the important expressionist almanac. Only three copies of the de-luxe edition have been offered on the international auction market. The mythical creature has only been offered twice as single sheet, the archer has never been offered before (source: artnet.com).

209
Wassily Kandinsky
Der Blaue Reiter, 1912.
Woodcut in colors
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 22,600
Sold:
€ 52,500 / $ 59.324

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


More Images
Wassily Kandinsky - Der Blaue Reiter -
Wassily Kandinsky - Der Blaue Reiter -
Wassily Kandinsky - Der Blaue Reiter -
Wassily Kandinsky - Der Blaue Reiter -
Wassily Kandinsky - Der Blaue Reiter -
You might also be interested in
Wassily Kandinsky - lots sold by Ketterer Kunst