Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky “Russian beauty in a landscape”

Russian beauty in a landscape

Tempera on black paper • Expressionism* • 41 × 28 cm • 1905 • Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

*more Romantic and painted during his near-Impressionistic landscape studies

“At the time I tried, by means of lines and by distribution of mottled points of colour to express the musical spirit of Russia.” W. Kandinsky

Self Portrait of Kandinsky

Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky

Russian painter and art theorist
was born in Moscow, Russia.

December 4, 1866*

* December 16, by the Gregorian calendar

His style: Abstract Art

Check my tribute to this great artist here: Wassily Kandinsky

and here: Wassily Kandinsky


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  1. Second time around for your beautiful post Marina. Kandinsky celebrates the colours of life. This was especially meaningful to me as I just finished reading Leo Tolstoy’s “War and Peace.”

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