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Woodcut for 'XXe Siècle' (Gravure sur bois pour 'XXe Siècle')

Accession Number
1996/2.53

Title
Woodcut for 'XXe Siècle' (Gravure sur bois pour 'XXe Siècle')

Artist(s)
Wassily Kandinsky

Artist Nationality
Russian (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1939

Medium & Support
color woodcut on beige wove paper

Dimensions
10 1/8 in. x 13 in. ( 25.7 cm x 33 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall

Label copy
Published in "XXe Siècle," No. 5/6, Paris, 1939, after p. 52.
According to Roethel, 600 copies were printed for the French edition and 600 for the English edition of “XXe Siècle.” Other than these prints published in the journal, there are an unknown number of further examples, whose paper is identical with those that appeared in the journal, and whose sheet measurements are roughly 25.5 cm. x 33 cm. The museum’s impression is probably one of those.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Rights
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Keywords
abstraction
modern and contemporary art

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