Sotheby’s has announced a Kandinsky work from 1910 painted during the artist’s crucial residency in Murnau when he discovered the key relationship between color and abstraction. The painting features his lover Gabriele Münter. There are only four works depicting Münter from this period and this is the last left in private hands. And the work was originally owned for many years by Kandinsky’s peer and fellow artist at Murnau, Alexej von Jawlensky.
If that triple dose of distinction isn’t enough to attract you to the £3-5m painting, we can add that the work hasn’t been offered publicly or privately for 50 years:Continue Reading