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Wed, Nov 29, 2023 05:30PM EST
Lot 66

Wassily Vasilievich Kandinsky , Manner of: Abstract Composition

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

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Wassily Vasilievich Kandinsky (German, 1866 - 1944), Manner of: Abstract Composition, 1918. Hand drawn pen and ink and color wash on paper, signed lower left, unframed. .

Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting one of the first recognized purely abstract works. Kandinsky was a leading member of Der Blaue Reiter, a group of German expressionist artists united in opposition of traditional exhibition venues. One of Der Blaue Reiter's core beliefs was that color and form carry concrete spiritual values that should be consciously considered in the creation of art.

12 x 9.5 inches ; 30.3 x 24.1 cm paper.

Private collection England, Estate of Silvio Aguayo Espejo Vina del Mar Chile.

Condition

Good condition; paper is evenly toned throughout; corners are lightly rounded; paper has a light undulation throughout.

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