Holzschnitt für die Ganymed-Mappe. 1924.
Roethel 181. Signed. Monogrammed in printing block. From an edition 100 copies. On wove paper (with watermark). 15 x 19.9 cm (5.9 x 7.8 in). Sheet: 23,9 x 31,6 cm (9,4 x 12,4 in).
Printed by Dr. W. Wolf & Sohn, Munich, and published by Maréesgesellschaft, Munich. Released in the autumn of 1924 in the 3rd Ganymed portfolio for the 5th almanac of Maréesgesellschaft. [AW].
• Wassily Kandinsky is considered one of the most important artists of Expressionism and a pioneer of abstract art.
• Kandinsky treats paintig and graphic art equally.
• The year the work was made Kandinsky, Lyonel Feininger, Paul Klee and Alexej von Jawlensky teamed up to form the group "The Blue Four".
• Other copies from this edition are at the Kaiser-Wilhelm Museum in Krefeld and Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.
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