Watercolor and touches of opaque watercolor on ivory wove paper
Signed with stamp, recto, lower left, in black ink: “K” (in arc); inscribed verso, upper left, in graphite: “S” (?); upper center, in graphite: “Kandinsky” (by Nina Kandinsky)
290 x 229 mm
Gift of Richard and Mary L. Gray in memory of Buddy Mayer
Extended information about this artwork
Vivian Endicott Barnett, Kandinsky Drawings: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1 (Philip Wilson, 2006), pp. 37 and 133, no. 12 (ill.).
Tokyo, Galerie Tokoro, Wassily Kandinsky: Exposition des aquarelles de 1910 à 1944, 1979, cat. 5.
Tokyo, Galerie Tokoro, Klee, Kandinsky, Miró, 1984, cat. 2 (traveled).
New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, New York Collects: Drawings and Watercolors 1900–1950, 1999, cat. 85.
Art Institute of Chicago, Gray Collection: Seven Centuries of Art, Sept. 25, 2010–Jan. 2, 2011, p. 124–25, and 197, cat. 85 (color ill.).
By descent to the artist’s wife, Nina Kandinsky (1899–1980), Neuilly-sur-Seine; Galerie Tokoro, Tokyo; private collection, from 1979; sold, Christie’s, New York, Nov. 10, 1994, lot 200, to Richard and Mary L. Gray and the Gray Collection Trust, Chicago; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018.
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