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