Liegender weiblicher Akt mit geschlossenen Augen. Ca. 1912. Brush and India ink. Not in Jawlensky Bianconi. Signed in bottom center. On blue machine-made laid paper. 31 x 47.5 cm (12.2 x 18.7 in), size of sheet. [EH].
Accomapnied by a confirmation issued by the Alexej von Jawlensky-Archivs S.A., Angelica Jawlensky Bianconi, dated May 12, 2014. We are grateful to Mrs. Angelica Jawlensky for her kind expert advice.
PROVENANCE: Lisa Kümmel, Wiesbaden (presumably obtained directly from the artist). Karl Kümmel, Wiesbaden (inherited from aforementioned). Margit Chanin, New York (presumably acquired from aforementioned). Private collection Hesse (acquired from aforementioned). Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.
EXHIBITION: Jawlensky, Kunstverein Frankfurt, September 16 - October 22, 1967, and Kunstverein Hamburg, October 28, 1967 - January 3, 1968, cat. no. 144.
LITERATURE: Hauswedell & Nolte, auction on June 13, 2014, lot 48 with illu. on p. 89.