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Tensions calmées (1937)

 
Lot # 116

Painting

Oil/canvas

35 1/6 x 45 7/8 in 89.3 x 116.6 cm

Hammer price: € 21,267,875 $ 25,325,388 £ 18,300,000 ¥ 163,695,659 (£ 18,300,000 )
Price including buyer's premium: € 24,666,899 $ 29,372,883 £ 21,224,700 ¥ 189,857,445 (£ 21,224,700 )
Estimate: € 20,919,221 $ 24,910,217 £ 18,000,000 ¥ 161,012,123 - € 29,054,474 $ 34,597,524 £ 25,000,000 ¥ 223,627,949 (£ 18,000,000 - £ 25,000,000 )
Modern & Contemporary Art Evening Sale
29 jun 2021
Sotheby's
London, United Kingdom
Details
Monog. d -37 lower left
Notes: Property from an Important Private American Collection Grohmann 461 ; Roethel-Benjamin, II, 1076
Provenance: Nierendorf Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist in September 1938); The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York (acquired from the above in February 1945. Sold: Sotheby’s, London,  Fifty Paintings by Vasily Kandinsky , 30th June 1964, lot 48); Purchased at the above sale by the family of the present owner
Exhibition: New York, Nierendorf Gallery,  Three Masters of the Bauhaus, Kandinsky, Klee, Feininger , 1938; San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor & M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Seven Centuries of Painting. A Loan Exhibition of Old and New Masters , 1939-40, no. Y 225; New York, Nierendorf Gallery,  The Masters and Vanguard of Modern Art , 1941, no. 43; New York, Nierendorf Gallery,  Works by Kandinsky: A Retrospective Show , 1942-43, no. 24; New York, Museum of Non-Objective Paintings,  In Memory of Wassily Kandinsky , 1945, no. 220; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute,  In Memory of Wassily Kandinsky , 1946, no. 52; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum & The Hague, Gemeentemuseum,  Kandinsky , 1947-48, no. 74; Circulated as part of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Extended Loan Programme, 1953-61
tensions calmees