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Murnau-Staffelsee I

Photo credit: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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In 1908 Kandinsky and his pupil and companion Gabriele Münter (1877–1962) moved to Murnau in Bavaria, where he began to paint a series of landscapes inspired by the nearby Staffelsee and its surrounding mountains in fluid brushstrokes and dark colours.

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Oxford

  • Date

    1908

  • Medium

    oil on paper laid on board

  • Measurements

    33 x 44.5 cm

  • Accession number

    WA1997.33

  • Acquisition method

    Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Ashmolean Museum, 1997

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