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Composition

A work made of gouache with pen and black ink, on ivory (heavily textured) wove paper with blue fibers, laid down on ivory laminate wove card.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of gouache with pen and black ink, on ivory (heavily textured) wove paper with blue fibers, laid down on ivory laminate wove card.

Date:

1940

Artist:

Vasily Kandinsky
French, born Russia, 1866-1944

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Artist

Vasily Kandinsky

Title

Composition

Origin

France

Date

Made 1940

Medium

Gouache with pen and black ink, on ivory (heavily textured) wove paper with blue fibers, laid down on ivory laminate wove card

Inscriptions

Signed and dated recto, lower left, in pen and black ink: "VK 40"; inscribed recto, lower right on mount, in graphite: "6323 / 30.5 x 46.5 / X / hinter" [?]; inscribed upper left, in graphite: "No. 47 [?] / 1940"; center, in graphite: "E’ 81’184"; lower left, in graphite: "1033 / 37"; at lower right, on "Kurt Herbert" label, in pen and black ink: "1137"

Dimensions

476 × 314 mm (primary support); 595 × 435 mm (secondary support)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

2013.956

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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