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Provenance

Purchased 1913 from the artist by Joseph Müller [d. 1977], Solothurn, Switzerland; purchased 1978 from Müller's estate through (Galerie Beyeler, Basel) by NGA.

Exhibition History

1913
Erster Deutscher Herbstsalon [1st German Autumn Salon], Galerie Der Sturm, Berlin, 1913, no. 183.
1945
[exhibition], Kunsthalle Basel, 1945, no. 2.
1949
Der Blaue Reiter: München und die Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, 1908-1914, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1949, no. 68, with incorrect dimensions.
1950
Der Blaue Reiter 1908-14: Wegbereiter und Zeitgenossen, Kunsthalle Basel, 1950, no. 177.
1955
[exhibition], Kunsthalle Bern, 1955, no. 33.
1961
Der Blaue Reiter und sein Kreis, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, 1961, no. 17.
1963
Retrospective Exhibition, Kunsthalle Basel, 1963, no. 93 (or no. 95?).
1981
Kandinsky: The Improvisations, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1981, unnumbered brochure, repro.
1984
Kandinsky, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1984-1985, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1985
German Art in the 20th Century, Royal Academy of Arts, London; Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, 1985-1986, no. 31, repro.
1994
Kandinsky/Mondrian: Dos caminos hacia la abstracción [Two Roads to Abstraction], Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundación "la Caixa", Madrid, 1994, no. 29, repro. (not shown at second venue, Centre Cultural de la Fondation "la Caixa", Barcelona).
1999
Kunst über Grenzen: Die Klassische Moderne von Cézanne bis Tinguely und die Weltkunst - aus der Schweiz gesehen, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1999, no. 90, repro.
2006
Geniuses and Masterpieces II. Sea Battles: Veronese, Turner, Kandinsky, Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, Budapest, 2006, no cat.
2008
Kandinsky, Städtische Galerie im Lembachhaus und Kunstbau, Munich; Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2008-2010, no. 37 and repro. (English translation of German cat.), unnumbered catalogue with repro. (French cat.), no. 33 and repro. (English cat.).
2011
Kandinsky and the Harmony of Silence: Painting with White Border, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2011 - 2012, unnumbered catalogue, pl. 34 (shown only in Washington).

Bibliography

1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 610-611, no. 946, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 213, repro.
1992
National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 256, repro.
2000
Kirsh, Andrea, and Levenson, Rustin S. Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies. Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies, vol. 1. New Haven, 2000: 264.
2001
Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA II: Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. Chicago, 2001: 52-53, 209, color repro.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 419, no. 350, color repro.
2009
Cooper, Harry. The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2009: 12, repro. 13.

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