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Sale: 468 / Modern Art I, June 09. 2018 in Munich Lot 696

Lot description
Helle Erscheinung. 1916.
Oil on brownish paper, on panel laminated with board.
Jawlensky/Pironi-Jawlensky 736. Signed in lower left. Verso dated, titled and inscribed by Andreas Jawlensky, the artist's son. 50.5 x 32.7 cm (19.8 x 12.8 in).

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Galerie Grosshenning, Düsseldorf (acquired from aforementioned on March 17, 1966).
Private collection (acquired from aforementioned in 1966 and consigned to following auction).
Sotheby`s, London, Impressionist and Modern Painting and sculpture, June 29, 1983, cat no. 49, with illu.
Christie's London, November 28, 1988, cat. no. 43, illu. on p.109
Private collection (acquired in aforementioned auction).
Christie`s London, October 7, 1999, cat. no. 118, with illu. on p. 183.
Private collection Great Britain (acquired in aforementioned auction).

EXHIBITION: Alexej von Jawlensky, Galerie Krugier, Geneva 1963, cat. no. 26.
Waterhouse & Dodd, New York/London (verso with the label).

LITERATURE: Clemens Weiler, Alexej Jawlensky. Köpfe - Gesichte - Meditationen, Hanau 1970, cat. no. 158 (here with title "Blaue Augen, rosa Mund").
"I felt the urge to find an appropriate form for the face, as I had understood that big art can only be made with a religuious feel. And that was something I could only express through the human face."
Alexej von Jawlensky, quote from: C. Wieler, 1970

Called up: June 9, 2018 - ca. 12.33 h +/- 20 min.

Alexej von Jawlensky
Helle Erscheinung, 1916.
€ 280,000 - 340,000

$ 336,000 - 408,000


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