Abstract Head

Abstract Head
Artist:
Alexei Jawlensky (Russian, 1864-1941)
Date:
1932  
Medium:
Oil on wove paper mounted on cardboard 
Dimensions:
5-5/8 x 4-1/2 in. (14.3 x 11.4 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection 
Accession Number:
P.1953.107 
Copyright:
© Norton Simon Museum 
Not on View
Description

This work was a birthday gift from Jawlensky to Scheyer in 1932. The artist inscribed on the reverse that it had been done "with an ill hand, but with ardent feeling."

Provenance:

The artist, gift April 1932 to;
Galka Scheyer;
Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, 1953-1954;
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena,1954-1975;
Norton Simon Museum, 1975.

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