Vasily Kandinsky. White - Soft and Hard. March 1932

Vasily Kandinsky

White - Soft and Hard

March 1932

Oil and gouache on canvas
31 1/2 x 39 1/2" (80 x 99.8 cm)
The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation
Object number
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Painting and Sculpture
This work is on view on Floor 5, in a Collection Gallery, with 29 other works online.
Vasily Kandinsky has 149 works online.
There are 2,308 paintings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
The artist, 1932 – 1936
(On consignment with Galka Scheyer, Hollywood/Los Angeles, 1933 – 1936)
Mrs. L. M. Maitland (Ruth Maitland, d. 1948), Los Angeles. Purchased from Galka Scheyer, by February 1936 – 1948
Mr.and Mrs. Walter Maitland (son of Ruth Maitland), Drake, Colorado. [1948] –
Richard Feigen, Chicago and New York
Meshulam Riklis, New York / McCrory Corporation
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation, 1983

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