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Sonntag (Alt Russisch)

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Kandinsky initially trained as a lawyer and economist. In 1896 he decided to devote himself to art. From 1910 he became well known for his theoretical writings and as a pioneer of abstract art. In the preceding period he made small figurative paintings such as this historical scene with knights and churchgoers.

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Title Sonntag (Alt Russisch)
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 45 cm
Width 95 cm
Diameter 4.6 cm
Artists Kunstenaar: Wassily Kandinsky
Accession number St 108
Credits Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1946
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1946
Age artist About 38 years old
Internal exhibitions De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Material
Object
Geographical origin Russia > Eastern Europe > Europe

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