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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR82.4
People
Wassily Kandinsky, Russian (Moscow, Russia 1866 - 1944 Neuilly-Sur-Seine, France)
Title
Winter Landscape
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Winterlandschaft
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1910
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/222162
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil and wax on cardboard
Dimensions
33 x 44.7 cm (13 x 17 5/8 in.)
sheet thickness: 0.45 cm (3/16 in.)
frame: 42.5 x 54 x 3.2 cm (16 3/4 x 21 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in gray at l.r.: KANDINSKY
  • inscription: verso, u.c., graphite, German, signed, in artist's hand: Kandinsky - Winterlandschaft (Ende 1910) ("Kandinsky - Winter Landscape (end of 1910)") [Kandinsky's handwriting identified by Vivian Barnett, Kandinsky scholar]
Provenance
Franz Kluxen, Münster and Wyk auf Föhr, August 1912-1917. Private collection?, New York?, 1917-1938. Karl Kapp, Shaker Heights, OH, June 1938-1939. Paul E. Geier, Cincinnati and Rome, by 1939-1981, bequest; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1982.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Bequest of Paul E. Geier
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
BR82.4
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description

Publication History

Friederike Zimmern, "Kandinsky's Winter Landscape: A Question of Attribution" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2000), Unpublished, pp. 1-30 passim

Das Geistige in der Kunst: Vom Blauen Reiter zum Abstrakten Expressionismus (2010), p. 55

Exhibition History

German Painting 1760-1960: A New Installation, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 12/20/1983 - 02/19/1984

The Spiritual in Art: From the Blue Rider to the Abstract Expressionism, Museum Wiesbaden, 65185 Wiesbaden, 10/31/2010 - 02/24/2011

32Q: 1500 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Expressionism-Interwar), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/22/2015 - 07/31/2018

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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