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Kleine Welten IX (Small Worlds) - 1922, Drypoint.
Roethel 172. Edition 200. Signed in pencil. The artist's monogram in the plate, lower left.
Image size 9 5/16 x 7 3/4 inches (237 x 197 mm); sheet size 11 7/8 x 10 9/16 inches (302 x 268 mm).
A fine impression, on heavy cream wove paper, with full margins (1 1/8 to 1 3/8 inches). A small loss and glue stain recto, in the top right sheet corner, well away from the image; hinge remains in the top left sheet corner verso; otherwise in excellent condition.
From the series Kleine Welten (Small Worlds), considered to be among Kandinsky’s most important works of his Bauhaus period. Published by Propylaen Verlag, Berlin.
Collections: National Gallery of Australia, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco.