Wassily Kandinsky (Russian/French, 1866-1944)
Regards sur le Passé, Portfolio, 1971; Portfolio with 10 woodcuts (including 5 in colors), text and title page (in original envelope and linen covered portfolio); Signed by the artist's wife and noted 79 from an edition of 100; 15" x 11" (sheet, each); Printer: Fequet & Baudier, Paris; Publisher: Pierre Belfond, Paris; Literature: Roethel 73, 100, 106, 113, 124-127, 134, 143, 146; Provenance: Private Collection
Sale Price: $1,375
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
In very good condition. The portfolio contains reedited woodcuts from the edition ‘Klänge’ (1913) including the text ‘Rückblicke’ (Regards sur le passé) by Wassily Kandinsky. Signed by Kandinsky's wife in pen "Nina Kandinsky" on back page. Small area of accretion on back of a blank page. The title page has three small and very light spots. Some light wear on a few of the portfolio corners.