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Alexej von Jawlensky

Torzhok 1864 – 1941 Wiesbaden

”Sommertag in Ascona”. Circa 1918

Oil on linenstructured paper, laid down on panel. 27 × 36,4 cm. (10 ⅝ × 14 ⅜ in.) Monogrammed lower left: A. J. On the decorative frame labels of the exhibitions Zurich and Lausanne 2000/01 (see below). Catalogue raisonné: Jawlensky 1004.  [3323] Framed 

ProvenanceRita Janett, Langwies (circa 1919/20) / Eberhard Kornfeld, Bern / Private Collection / Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York (1992) / Galerie Thomas, Munich / Private Collection, Northern Germany

EUR 200.000 – 300.000
USD 238,000 – 357,000

Sold for:
425,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Sommertag in Ascona“

Auction 330Thursday, 10 June 2021
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ExhibitionJawlensky in der Schweiz 1914–1921. Begegnungen mit Arp, Hodler, Janco, Klee, Lehmbruck, Richter, Taeuber-Arp. Zürich, Kunsthaus; Lausanne, Fondation de l’Hermitage, and Duisburg, Stiftung Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum, Zentrum Internationaler Skulptur, 2000/01

Essay about this artwork by Susanne Schmid.

• An abstracted landscape panorama with masterfully orchestrated colouration.
• A unique painting that stands outside the artist’s major groups of works.
• A stepping stone to the artist’s iconic late period.

Markus Krause takes you on a short jaunt to Southern climes

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