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Le Rond Rouge by WASSILY KANDINSKY

WASSILY KANDINSKY

(FRENCH, RUSSIAN, 1866 - 1944)

Le Rond Rouge , 1939

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Materials:

Oil on canvas

Measurements:

13.78 in. (35.00 cm.) (height) by 18.01 in. (45.75 cm.) (width)

Markings:

Signed with the artist's monogram and dated 39 (lower left); signed with the artist's monogram, dated 1939 and numbered 66i (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

Paris, Galerie René Drouin,. 40 Peintures de Kandinsky , 1946, no. 19. . Zurich, Kunsthaus, . Georges . Braque, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, 1946, no. 89. . Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum & The Hague, Gemeente Museum, . Kandinsky, 1947-48, no. 82. . Paris, Galerie René Drouin,. Kandinsky, Époque Parisienne 1934-1944, 1949, no. 34. . Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune,. Rythmes et Couleurs, 1951, no. 14. . Bern, Kunsthalle,. Wassily Kandinsky, 1955, no. 93. . Lausanne, Palais de Beaulieu,. Chefs-d'oeuvre des Collections Suisses de Manet . à . Picasso, 1964, no. 323, illustrated in the catalogue. . Zurich, Galerie Maeght,. Kandinsky, 1972, no. 58. . Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris,. Hommage de Paris à . Kandinsky, 1972, no. 43, illustrated in the catalogue. . Verona, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palazzo Forti,. Vasilij Kandinskij . , 1993, no. 86, illustrated in color in the catalogue . . Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, . Wassily Kandinsky: The Color of Abstraction , 1999, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue. . Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, . Vassily Kandinsky. Rétrospective , 2001, no. 106, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . London, The Courtauld Gallery, 2002-18 (on loan

Literature:

The artist's handlist IV, no. 66I. . Will Grohmann,. Wassily Kandinsky, Life and Work , London, 1959, no. 661, illustrated p. 313. . Paul Overy,. Kandinsky, The Language of the Eye, London, 1969, illustrated in color pl. 66. . Hans K. Roethel & Jean K. Benjamin,. Kandinsky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil-Paintings, vol. II, London, 1982, no. 1099, illustrated p. 992. . Judi Freeman,. The Fridart Collection: Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Modern Masterworks, London, 1998, illustrated in color p. 132. . The Courtauld Institute of Art, ed.,. The 20th Century at the Courtauld Institute Gallery , London, 2002, illustrated in color p. 58

Provenance:

Galerie René Drouin, Paris (acquired by 1946). . Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. . Galerie Maeght, Paris. . Gustav Zumsteg, Zurich (acquired by 1946, probably from the above, and sold: Christie's, London, April 6, 1976, lot E). . Davlyn Gallery, New York (acquired by 1982). . Acquired in 1996

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