Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1950.203
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Catalogue raisonné: Roethel 165
Vassily Kandinsky trained and worked as a lawyer before beginning his artistic career at age 30.
The title of this print suggests both its cosmic imagery and Vassily Kandinsky’s exploration of various printmaking techniques—each offering their own world of experimentation—throughout the portfolio Small Worlds. The project consisted of etchings, woodcuts, and lithographs that each emphasized the unique qualities of the process used to make them. The bright, flat tones of this color lithograph relate to Kandinsky’s work at the Bauhaus, an experimental art school in Germany where he taught color theory beginning in 1922.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email email@example.com.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.