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Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 3. 1914

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Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 3

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

Oil on canvas
64 x 36 1/4" (162.5 x 92.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

(Same as that of Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 1)
(Willem Beffie, Amsterdam. Left in care of Beffie by Kandinsky with instructions to ship them to New York, 1914 – 1916)
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin R. Campbell, 1914 – 1929. (Commissioned in 1914, together with Painting Number 198, Painting Number 199, and Painting Number 201, as a mural ensemble for their New York apartment at 635 Park Avenue. First exhibited in Stockholm in February 1916, then shipped to New York in summer 1916, and installed in Campbell’s foyer in fall 1916, until 1921 when Edwin Campbell (1874-1929) was divorced and moved. The panels later were found in his widow’s storage in Ridgefield, Connecticut.)
Mrs. Fitzhugh Green (formerly Mrs. Campbell), Ridgefield, Connecticut. 1929 – 1953
Auction, Green Estate, Ridgefield, Connecticut. March 1953
Virginia Freeman. Purchased at auction, March 1953
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Virginia Freeman (together with Panel no. 1 [3.54]) with Ms. Simon Guggenheim Fund, 1954

Wandbild für Edwin R. Campbell, No. 3
[Painting Number 200]

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