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Modern and Contemporary Art
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Wassily Kandinsky, Russian, active France, Germany, 1866–1944

Improvisation No. 7 (Storm)

1910

Oil on pasteboard

70 × 48.7 cm (27 9/16 × 19 3/16 in.) framed: 84.46 × 63.18 × 3.81 cm (33 1/4 × 24 7/8 × 1 1/2 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
1941.527
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Russian
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Bibliography: 

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 2.

Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 358, no. 374, ill.

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 44, 176, fig. 1.

Nicholas Fox Weber and Jessica Boissel, Josef Albers and Wassily Kandinsky: Friends in Exile, A Decade of Correspondence, 1929–1940 (Manchester, Vt.: Hudson Hills Press, 2010), 40, ill.

Kevin Salatino, Linda J. Docherty, and Diana K. Tuite, Methods for Modernism: American Art 1876–1925, exh. cat. (Brunswick, Maine: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 2010), 42, fig. 8.

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