From Cool Depths

From Cool Depths
Vassily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866–1944)
Watercolor on wove paper, mounted on cardboard 
sheet: 19 x 12-5/8 in. (48.3 x 32.1 cm); mount: 23-7/8 x 17-1/2 in. (60.6 x 44.5 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection 
Accession Number:
© Norton Simon Museum 
On View

The splatter technique, which Kandinsky used only in watercolor, lightens the mood and adds a fanciful warmth to the very pure, geometric composition.


The artist, consigned July 1928 to;
Galka Scheyer, who purchased from the artist 1932;
Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, 1953-1954;
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena,1954-1975;
Norton Simon Museum, 1975.

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