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Vasily Kandinsky. Untitled (Ohne Titel). 1915

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Untitled (Ohne Titel)

Vasily Kandinsky (French, born Russia. 1866–1944)

Date:
1915
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
8 7/8 x 13 1/4" (22.5 x 33.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase
MoMA Number:
398.1941

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Estate of Alwin Woldemar von Dietel, Frankfurt; sold through Galerie F.A.C. Prestel, Frankfurt to the Städtische Kunsthalle, Mannheim, October 16/17, 1928 [1]; removed as “degenerate art” by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1937 [2]; on consignment to Karl Buchholz, Berlin; to Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1941.
[1] See auct. cat. Meisterwerke moderner Graphik: Sammlung des verstorbenen Herrn Landrat a.D. Dr. A.W. von Dietel und ein Beitrag aus anderem Besitz, F.A.C. Prestel, Frankfurt, lot no. 1047. Collection stamp "[MANN]HEIM KUNSTHALLE" on verso. Inv. no. 2472. See Hans-Jürgen Buderer, ed., Entartete Kunst - Beschlagnahmeaktionen in der Städtischen Kunsthalle Mannheim, 1937, exh. cat. Mannheim: Kunsthalle, 1987.
[2] EK no. 6460: Komposition

Composition
Abstract Composition (Abstrakte Komposition)
Ohne Titel
Untitled

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