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Vasily Kandinsky. Church at Murnau (Kirche in Murnau). (1909)
Vasily Kandinsky

Church at Murnau (Kirche in Murnau)

(1909)
Not on view
Medium
Oil on board
Dimensions
19 1/8 x 27 1/2" (48.6 x 69.8 cm)
Credit
Purchase
Object number
321.1950
Copyright
© 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Provenance information
Karl A. Legat, The Hague, by 1949 [1]; sold to Myrtel Frank (1893-1961), The Hague/New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1950 [2].
[1] Lender to the exhibition Expressionisme: Van Gogh tot Picasso, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1949, no. 45 (kerk te Murnau, 1909). Legat offered the painting for sale to the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven in March 1949, but both institutions rejected the offer. See Gregor Langfeld, Duitse kunst in Nederland, Zwolle: Waanders Uitgevers, 2004, p. 276, p. 350.
[2] Collection files 321.1950, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

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