About This Artwork

Alexei Jawlensky
German, born Russia, 1864–1941

Girl with the Green Face, 1910

Oil on composition board
20 15/16 x 19 9/16 in. (53.1 x 49.7 cm)
Signed, u.l.: "a. jawlensky"

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Earle Ludgin in memory of John V. McCarthy, 1953.336

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

University of Chicago, May 11-24, 1954.Pasadena, Calif., Art Museum, Jawlensky Centennial, April 12–May 19, 1964, no. 19; traveled to Waltham, Mass., Brandeis University, Rose Art Museum, November 9-December 13, 1964.

Art Institue of Chicago, Mary and Earle Ludgin Collection, Sept. 11–Oct. 31, 1982.

Neue Galerie New York, Alexei Jawlensky, Feb. 16–May 29, 2017, cat. 18.

Publication History

Clemens Weiler, Alexej Jawlensky (Cologne, 1959), p. 230, fig. 60.

A. James Speyer and Courtney Graham Donnell, Twentieth-Century European Paintings (Chicago, 1980), p. 46-7, pl. 2B8.

Anne Mochon, Alexej Jawlensky: From Appearance to Essence (Long Beach, Calif., 1991), p. 22, fig. 10.

Maria Jawlensky, Lucia Pieroni-Jawlensky, and Angelica Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings (London, 1991), vol. 1, pp. 266, 279, fig. 328.

M. Therese Southgate, “The Cover,” Journal of the American Medical Association 285, no. 10 (2001), p. 1261.

Vivian Edicott Barnett, Alexei Jawlensky, exh. cat. (Prestel, 2017), pp. 20; 114, cat. 18 (color ill.); 171.

Ownership History

Mr. and Mrs. Earle Ludgin, Chicago, by 1953; given to the Art Institute, 1953.

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