Asta: 502 / Modern Art II del 18 luglio 2020 a Monaco di Baviera Lot 326

 
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Alexej von Jawlensky
Meditation N. 26, 1935.
Oil on structured paper, firmly laid on backing...
Stima:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Risultato:
€ 70,000 / $ 83.300

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Descrizione oggetto
Meditation N. 26. 1935.
Oil on structured paper, firmly laid on backing board.
Jawlensky/Pieroni-Jawlensky 1700. Lower left monogrammed and lower right dated. Lower margin of backing board inscribed "VII 1935" and "N. 26". Verso inscribed "VII 1935", "I A" and "N 26". 17.7 x 12.6 cm (6.9 x 4.9 in). Backing board: 32,5 x 25,2 cm (12,8 x 9,9 in).

• Among the small Meditations this work is of particular significance as the artist rated it "I A" (meaning 'top class')
• Present from the artist, evers since family-owned
• Colors in balanced harmony
• The face in a sharply reduced form
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Wiesbaden (gifted from the artist in 1939).
Private collection Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (inherited from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Alexej Jawlensky - Kunsthalle in Emden, Foundation Henri Nannen, December 3, 1989 - February 4, 1990.
Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund(permanent loan 1992-2004).
Pommersches Landesmuseum, Greifswald (permanent loan 2004-2020).

LITERATURE: Clemens Weiler, Jawlensky Köpfe - Gesichte - Meditationen, Hanau 1970, no. 662.
"I sit and work, that's my greatets pleasure, I work just for myself, for myself and for my god, while my elbows hurt badly. I am often numb with pain, but my work is my prayer, passionate prayers spoken through colors."
Jawlensky to Galka Scheyer, July 25, 1936.

326
Alexej von Jawlensky
Meditation N. 26, 1935.
Oil on structured paper, firmly laid on backing...
Stima:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Risultato:
€ 70,000 / $ 83.300

(25% commissione inclusa)