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Grosse Studie

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  • Conor Quirke asked

    What are the dimensions of this painting and what medium is it (Oil on Canvas? etc)

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Dear Conor, This painting is in oil on canvas indeed, and the dimensions are: height 101 cm and width 79,3 cm. You can find the dimensions on the website by scrolling down and then click on 'show more details'. All best, Els


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Kandinsky's work changed radically between 1910 and 1914. He moved from narrative scenes to a completely free and abstract visual language. This 'large study' is a highpoint in this development. It is a light hearted explosion of colours, lines and forms with no clearly recognisable subject.
This expressiveness is typical of Kandinsky's early abstract works. In later years he worked with more geometric forms.

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Title Grosse Studie
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 101 cm
Width 79.3 cm
Thickness 2 cm
Artists Kunstenaar: Wassily Kandinsky
Accession number 2677 (MK)
Credits Aankoop / Purchase: 1964
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1964
Age artist About 48 years old
External exhibitions Schönberg & Kandinsky. Tegendraads in kunst en muziek (2013)
Mies van der Rohe. The MoMA Collages (2017)
Boijmans bij de Buren - Branding Rotterdam (2019)
London 1938: Defending 'Degenerate' German Art (2018)
Mies van der Rohe (2016)
Geographical origin Russia > Eastern Europe > Europe

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Wassily Kandinsky

Moskou 1866 - Neuilly-sur-Seine 1944

Wassily Kandinsky was of Russian origin, but lived in Munich before the First World War, where he was a member of the artist group Der Blaue Reiter. He is...

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