In memoriam Alexej v. Jawlensky, 1941

Oskar Schlemmer

Stuttgart 1888 - 1942 Baden-Baden


In memoriam Alexej v. Jawlensky, 1941


Pen in black ink, watercolor and oil on a postcard
10,3 x 14,6 cm


The work was an immediate response to Jawlensky's death March 15, 1941.

LITERATURE:
Karin von Maur, Oskar Schlemmer - Oeuvrekatalog, vol. II, Munich 1979, G558,
p. 173, ill. p. 174

EXHIBITIONS:
Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, The Morton D. May Collection of 20th Century German Masters, New York 1969/70, p. 95, cat. no. 89, ill. p. 144
Felix Landau Gallery, Oskar Schlemmer, February 2 - 28, 1970, Los Angeles,
cat. no. 38

PROVENANCE:
Dieter Keller Collection, Stuttgart (send by Schlemmer to Dieter Keller, then a German soldier at the eastern front)
Spencer A. Samuela, New York
Fitzhugh Scott Collection, Milwaukee/Wisconsin
Felix Landau, Los Angeles

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