Kandinsky's first contribution to the Bauhaus printing workshop was a portfolio entitled Small Worlds. This group of twelve prints included lithographs, etchings, and woodcuts. Ten years later, Kandinsky reminded Scheyer of the portfolio's high quality: "All copies were printed under my continuous guidance. . . .the entire execution is first class."
- Artist Name: Vassily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866–1944)
- Title: Small Worlds III
- Date: 1922
- Medium: Color lithograph on wove paper
- Dimensions: comp: 11 x 9-1/8 in. (27.9 x 23.2 cm); sheet: 13-1/2 x 11 in. (34.1 x 27.9 cm)
- Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
- Accession Number: P.1953.207
- Copyright: © Norton Simon Museum
Prints and Drawings Form the Galka E. Scheyer Blue Four Collection
- Pasadena, Pasadena Art Museum, 1972-02-15 to 1972-03-31
- Roethel, Hans Konrad, Kandinsky: Das graphische Werk,no. 166
- Campbell Abdo, Sara, Wassily Kandinsky, p. 10
- Barnett, Vivian Endicott, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum,no. 272 p. 228
- Weber, Nicholas Fox and Jessica Boissel, Josef Albers and Wassily Kandinsky: Friends in Exile,2010, p. 72
- The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena,no. 246 p. 84
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