Wassily Kandinsky - Kleine Welten I

Wassily Kandinsky

Kleine Welten I
1922

Colour lithograph on machine-made laid paper 24.7 x 21.8 cm (35.1 x 27.5) Framed under glass. Signed. Probably trial proof resp. hand-printed proof aside from the edition of a total of 230 (Roethel quotes Kandinsky and suspects a number of additional individual proofs). Published as sheet 1 of the 12 colour lithographs in the series "Kleine Welten", Propyläen Verlag, Berlin 1922, printed at the Staatliche Bauhaus Weimar. - With small print omissions in the violet and red stone and traces of colour printing vertically resp. horizontally in the right resp. lower margins. Browned (mat opening) and with light-stain, the colours partly faded.

List of works

Friedel/Hoberg 123.1; Roethel 164

Provenance

Galerie Gerda Bassenge, Berlin, 1966 (acquired there); formerly private collection, North Rhine-Westphalia, estate, family possession

Lot 402 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
13.640 €