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Composition From "XXe Siècle" - Original Woodcut print by V. Kandinsky - 1939
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Roma, IT
Composition From "XXe Siècle" is an original artwork realized by Wassily Kandinsky in 1939. Original colored woodcut. Artist's monogram on plate. Published by XXe Siècle, in 1939. ...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

'Improvisation 7' original first ed. woodcut from 'Klänge' by Wassily Kandinsky
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Milwaukee, WI
The present woodcut print comes from 'Klänge (Sounds),' a book of original graphics and poetry by Wassily Kandinsky. This first edition was released in an edition of 300, each book s...
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1910s Blue Rider Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

'Improvisation 7' second ed. woodcut from 'Klänge' by Wassily Kandinsky
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Milwaukee, WI
The present woodcut print comes from the second edition of 'Klänge (Sounds),' a book of original graphics and poetry by Wassily Kandinsky. The title of the album and of this print, '...
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1910s Blue Rider Abstract Prints

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Laid Paper, Woodcut

"Nuits de la Fondation Maeght," Event Poster by Wassily Kandinsky
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Nuits de la Fondation Maeght" is a poster with an abstract composition by Wassily Kandinsky. This composition is from his 1922 mural plans for the Juryfreie exhibition in Germany. ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Color

Jusqu'a L'Abstraction' color lithograph poster Wassily Kandinsky
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Jusqu'a L'Abstraction" is a lithograph poster by Wassily Kandinsky. This poster depicts abstract forms in purple, pink, blue, and black and was created for the Maeght gallery in Par...
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1940s Modern Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

"Zwei Frauen in Mondlandschaft (Two Women in Moonlight)," by Wassily Kandinsky
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Zwei Frauen in Mondlandschaft (Two Women in Moonlight) Ref Roethel #100" is an original color woodcut by Wassily Kandinsky. It is from an edition of 300. The artist put his initials...
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1910s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Prints

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Woodcut

Musee National d'Art Moderne (after) Wassily Kandinsky - Abstract
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in New York, NY
This rare lithographic poster was printed in 1957 at the Atelier Mourlot in Paris. It was created to promote an exhibition of artworks by Kandinsky, on loan from the Guggenheim Museu...
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1950s Abstract Geometric More Prints

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Lithograph

Fraternity Fraternité - Portfolio with 9 Etchings by Kandinsky Miro Hayter
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in London, GB
VARIOUS ARTISTS Title: Fraternity Fraternité, 1939 Technique: Complete Set of Nine Original Hand Signed Etchings on Montval Wove Paper with the Accompanying Text and Portfolio P...
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1930s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Etching

Wassily Kandinsky 'Bauhaus' Expressionism France Lithograph
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 25.25 x 18 inches ( 64.135 x 45.72 cm ) Image Size: 19.5 x 14.75 inches ( 49.53 x 37.465 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A: Mint Shipping and Handling: We ship Worldwi...
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Mid-20th Century Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Composition 2 pour Cahiers d'Art - Original Etching by V. Kandinsky - 1932
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Roma, IT
B/W etching and drypoint on ivory colored cardboard. The single edition of 100 prints. Signed in pencil on lower right margin. Monogrammed and dated on plate. Beautiful impression, ...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

1994 Wassily Kandinsky 'Grun' Expressionism Multicolor,Gray Offset Lithograph
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 31.5 x 23.5 inches ( 80.01 x 59.69 cm ) Image Size: 27.25 x 19 inches ( 69.215 x 48.26 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A: Mint Additional Details: Printed in Italy by Nu...
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1990s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1996 After Wassily Kandinsky 'Saint George I' Expressionism Multicolor Offset
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 44 x 40 inches ( 111.76 x 101.6 cm ) Image Size: 38 x 36.5 inches ( 96.52 x 92.71 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling Additional ...
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1990s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1990 After Wassily Kandinsky 'Bright Oval' Abstract Multicolor Germany Offset
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 42.75 x 34.25 inches ( 108.585 x 86.995 cm ) Image Size: 36.25 x 29 inches ( 92.075 x 73.66 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling ...
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1990s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

2017 After Wassily Kandinsky 'Tension in Height' Abstract Multicolor Germany
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 43 x 29 inches ( 109.22 x 73.66 cm ) Image Size: 35.5 x 24.5 inches ( 90.17 x 62.23 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A: Mint Shipping and Handling: We ship Worldwide. ...
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2010s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

2017 Wassily Kandinsky 'Tension in Height (No text)' Expressionism Multicolor Ge
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 37.25 x 26.25 inches ( 94.615 x 66.675 cm ) Image Size: 35.5 x 24.5 inches ( 90.17 x 62.23 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A: Mint Shipping and Handling: We ship World...
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2010s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1971 After Wassily Kandinsky 'Improvisation XXXI' Expressionism Lithograph
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 22 x 15 inches ( 55.88 x 38.1 cm ) Image Size: 15.75 x 12.5 inches ( 40.005 x 31.75 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling Additiona...
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1970s Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

After Wassily Kandinsky-Improvisation Sans Titre-50" x 30"-Poster-1990-Abstract
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large-scale reproduction of expressive untitled work by the artist.
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20th Century Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1965 Wassily Kandinsky 'Derriere Le Miroir No. 154 Double Page' Abstract Multico
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 15 x 22 inches ( 38.1 x 55.88 cm ) Image Size: 13.75 x 19.5 inches ( 34.925 x 49.53 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling Additiona...
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1960s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1990 Wassily Kandinsky 'At Once' Expressionism Multicolor France Lithograph
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 30.25 x 21.75 inches ( 76.835 x 55.245 cm ) Image Size: 24 x 16.25 inches ( 60.96 x 41.275 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A: Mint Shipping and Handling: We ship World...
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1990s Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Œuvre Grave - Berggruen & CIE (after) Wassily Kandinsky, 1954
By (after) Wassily Kandinsky
Located in New York, NY
Artist: Wassily Kandinsky Medium: Original Lithographic Poster, 1954 Dimensions: 17.8 x 25.5 in / 45.2 x 64.8 cm Classic poster paper - Perfect Condition A+ Colorful yet elegant,...
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1950s Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

"Centenaire Kandinsky 1866-1944 - Fondation Maeght" Original Exhibition Poster
By (after) Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Boston, MA
A beautiful original lithographic exhibition poster for the Wassily Kandinsky Centennial, celebrating the seminal 20th century abstract artist’s renowned body of work at Fondation Ma...
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1960s Modern Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

"der Blaue Reiter - Galerie Maeght" Kandinsky Original Vintage Exhibition Poster
By (after) Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Boston, MA
An elegant original lithographic poster by Wassily Kandinsky for “der Blaue Reiter,” a group exhibition at Galerie Maeght in 1969. Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) was an importan...
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1960s Modern Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

"Kandinsky Bauhaus de Dessau 1927-1933" Original Vintage Exhibition Poster
By (after) Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Boston, MA
A vibrant 1965 original lithographic exhibition poster for an exhibition of Wassily Kandinsky's work between 1927-1933 at Galerie Maeght. In excellent condition. This is a vintage ...
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1960s Bauhaus Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Kandinsky, Periode Parisienne 1934 - 1944
Located in New York, NY
Poster for the exhibition of Kandsinsky at Galerie Maeght, Paris. Published by Maeght (1969). Kandinsky was an influential Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with paint...
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Holzschnitt für die Ganymed-Mappe (from Der Dritten Ganymed-Mappe)
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Aventura, FL
Hand signed in pencil, from the edition of 100. Woodcut on Japan paper with Advertisers Text watermark. Image size: 5.875 x 7.875 inches. Sheet size: 9.375 x 12.375 inches. Published...
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1920s Abstract Figurative Prints

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Woodcut

Plate 12
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Signed in the block with the artist's initials lower left (printed) From: 10 Origin First edition 100, published by Allianz-Verlag, Zurich, 1942 This from the 1975 edition publish...
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1970s Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

Plate 12
H 8.32 in. W 6.63 in.
Deux Cavaliers sur Fond Rouge (Deconstruction Suit)
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in New York, NY
Suit of three woodblock deconstruction prints from Kandinsky's "Deux Cavaliers sur Fond Rouge" (Two Riders on a Red Background). Four woodblocks where used to create the print; thre...
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1910s Contemporary Figurative Prints

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Woodcut

Felson,
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in New York, NY
Black and White Woodcut. Published in 1909 in an edition of 100 to be used as a card member for the group of artists "Neu Kunstler-Vereingun Munchen". The impression is co...
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1910s Blue Rider Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

 Felson,
H 6.050 in. W 6.050 in.
Allerheiligen- All Saints Day.
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in New York, NY
KANDINSKY, Wassily. Allerheiligen- All Saints Day. Original three-color woodcut (red, yellow ochre, blue – with olive green). 1911. Signed with the monogram in the block. Ref: Roethe...
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1910s Blue Rider Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

"Motif aus Improvisation 25: The Garden of Love" - Original woodcut
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Paris, FR
Vassily KANDINSKY Woodcut print Second edition for 'XXe Siecle' the first edition was done in 1938 Printed signature (monogram) in the plate On vellum 31 x 24 cm (c. 12.5 x 10 inc...
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1950s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

Zweite Radierung für die Editions "Cahiers d'Art"
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in New York, NY
A very good, well-inked impression of this etching on smooth cream wove paper. Edition of approximately 100. Signed in pencil by Kandinsky. Published by Editions Cahiers d'Art, Paris...
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1930s Abstract Geometric Abstract Prints

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Etching

Lithography No. 1
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in San Francisco, CA
Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper Hand-signed in pencil lower right Kandinsky, also signed with the artist’s monogram (the letter K in an angle) and dated on th...
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1920s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Etching for Stephen Spender “Fraternity”
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in New York, NY
Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), Etching for Stephen Spender “Fraternity”, etching and drypoint, 1939, signed in pencil lower right. Reference: Roethel 202, only state. From the editio...
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1930s Abstract Geometric Abstract Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

Second Etching for Editions Cahiers d’Art
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in San Francisco, CA
Original etching with drypoint printed in black ink on wove paper Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Kandinsky, also signed and dated in the plate with the artist’s mon...
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1930s Modern Abstract Prints

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Etching

Etching for Stephen Spender "Fraternity"
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in San Francisco, CA
Original drypoint printed in black ink on laid paper Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Kandinsky, also signed in the plate wit the artist’s monogram lower left.  ...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching

Klänge
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Wilton, CT
Klänge (Sounds) is one of the first examples of an artist’s book and contains both poems and woodcuts by Kandinksy. Of the 25 hors-texte illustrations, 12 are in color and 13 are in...
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1910s Post-Impressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

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H 11.25 in. W 11.25 in.
Etching 1916 Number II
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in New York, NY
Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), Etching 1916 Number II, drypoint, signed in pencil lower right, titled, numbered (No. 9) and dated lower left [also with initials and date in the plate...
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1910s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Drypoint

Composition 2 pour Cahiers d'Art
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Roma, IT
B/W etching and drypoint on ivory colored cardboard. The single edition of 100 prints. Signed in pencil on lower right margin. Monogrammed and dated on plate. Beautiful impression, i...
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1930s Modern Abstract Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

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Holzschnitt für die Ganymed-Mappe
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in New York, NY
Holzschhnitt für die Ganymed-Mappe 1924 Signed in pencil, l.r. Woodcut on roughly grained thin Japan paper with original folio and colophon (Edition of 100) 9.5 x 12.375 inches (...
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1920s Contemporary Prints and Multiples

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Woodcut

"Kandinsky - Museo Cantonale d'Arte" Original Vintage Art Exhibition Poster
By Bruno Monguzzi
Located in Boston, MA
This 1995 poster is for an exhibition of the Lugano Museum's Kandinsky collection. An abstract design made up of geometric shapes, symbols and type is turned into a dynamic Post-Mode...
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1990s Post-Modern Prints and Multiples

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Screen

Composition - Lithograph Signed in the Plate - Framed
By (after) Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Paris, FR
(After) Wassily KANDINSKY Composition Lithograph in colors, 1965 Signed and dated in the plate Frame size : 65 x 53 cm (c. 25,6 x 21 inch) Subject size : 48 x 36 cm (c. 19 x 14 inch...
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1960s Modern Interior Prints

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Lithograph

Lyrisches
By (after) Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Wassily Kandinsky, After, Russian (1866 - 1944) Title: Lyrisches Year of Original: 1911 Printed: circa 1960 Medium: Lithograph on BFK Rives, numbered in pencil Edition: 106/...
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1920s Jugendstil Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Watermelon
By (after) Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: after Wassily Kandinsky, Russian (1866 - 1944) Title: Watermelon Year: 1939 Printed: circa 1965 Medium: Lithograph on Arches, numbered in pencil Edition: 277/300 Image Size:...
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Mid-20th Century Jugendstil Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

'Nuits de la Fondation Maeght' original lithograph event poster
By (after) Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This poster, published in 1971 for the Fondation Maeght, proudly boasts a lithographic rendering of Wassily Kandinsky's 1922 mural plans for the Juryfreie exhibition in Germany. It w...
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1970s Blue Rider Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Small Worlds - Lithograph
By (after) Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Paris, FR
Wassily Kandinsky Small Worlds, 1952 Stone Lithograph (3 color stones) Printed signature in the plate On vellum 31 x 24 cm (c. 12,2 x 9,5 in) Edited by San Lazzaro in 1952 Very go...
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1950s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Heliogravure "The Birch Trees" 1909 by Wassily Kandinsky
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Berlin, DE
From portfolio "Xylographies", 1909. One of eight heliogravures after woodcuts. Dimensions: 16.85 x 16.85 in ( 42,8 x 42,8 cm ) framed 4.53 x 6.46 in ( 11,5 x 16,4 cm ) image Refere...
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Early 20th Century Landscape Prints

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Other Medium

Heliogravure "The Women In The Woods" 1909 by Wassily Kandinsky
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Berlin, DE
From portfolio "Xylographies". One of eight heliogravures after woodcuts. Dimensions: 16.85 x 16.85 in ( 42,8 x 42,8 cm ) framed 6.18 x 7.87 in ( 15,7 x 20 cm ) image Reference: Röt...
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Early 20th Century Landscape Prints

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Other Medium

Original Vintage 1928 Avant Garde Art Exhibition Poster Kandinsky Picasso Klee
By Heinrich Campendonk
Located in London, GB
Original vintage art exhibition poster: Colour / Farbe Ausstellung im Kaiser-Wilhelm-Museum held at the Kaiser Wilhelm Museum in Krefeld Germany from 1-31 May 1928 presenting work by...
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1920s More Prints

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Paper

Wassily Kandinsky - Composition - Woodcut
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Wassily Kandinsky - Composition - Original Woodcut Condition: excellent 32 x 24 cm 1959 Published by XXe siècle, San Lazzaro Printed signature (monogram) in the plate Unnumbered as i...
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1960s Abstract Geometric Animal Prints

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Woodcut

Wassily Kandinsky - Composition - Original Etching
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Wassily Kandinsky - Composition - Original Etching 32 x 24 cm 1966 From the art review XXe siècle, San Lazzaro Unsigned and unumbered as issued
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1960s Abstract Geometric Animal Prints

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Etching

Wassily Kandinsky - Horse Knight - Original Etching
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Wassily Kandinsky - Horse Knight - Original Etching 32 x 24 cm 1966 From the art review XXe siècle, San Lazzaro Unsigned and unumbered as issued
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1960s Abstract Geometric Animal Prints

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Etching

Wassily Kandinsky (after) - Small World - Lithograph
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Wassily Kandinsky (after) - Small World - Lithograph Conditions: excellent 32 x 24 cm 1952 From the art review XXe siècle, San Lazzaro Unsigned and unumbered as issued
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1950s Abstract Geometric Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Kandinsky - Aquarelles & Dessins
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Wassily Kandinsky Vintage Lithograph Poster created for an exhibition at Galerie Berggruen, featuring Wassily Kandinsky's Watercolors and Drawings. Printed by Mourlot, Paris.
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

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Color, Lithograph, Paper

Kandinsky Klee - Gallerie Berggruen
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Wassily Kandinsky Vintage Lithographic Poster created for the an exhibition at Galerie Berggruen, Paris featuring works by Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee. Printed by Mourlot, Paris.
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

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Color, Lithograph, Paper

Kandinsky Vasily Klange Suite - Orientalische
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Hudson, NY
Orientalische Composition from Klange Suite first edition 1911 edition 300 woodblock image 12.3 x 19 cm paper 32 x 24 cm listed in Roethel 79 monted on thin s...
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1910s Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

Composition from Klange Suite 1911
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Hudson, NY
Composition from Klange Suite first edition 1911 edition 300 woodblock signed on plate image 15.5 x 15.3 cm 6 3/8 x 6 in paper 32 x 24 cm 12 1/8 x 9 1/2 in. li...
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1910s Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

Oeuvre Grave - Berggruen & Cie
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Vintage Wassily Kandinsky Lithograph Poster created for the 1954-55 art exhibition at Berggruen & Cie, Paris. Printed by Mourlot, Paris.
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

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Color, Lithograph, Paper

Gravure pour 10 Origine - Original Woodcut Print by Wassily Kandinsky
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Roma, IT
Edition of 30 prints in Roman Numerals. Monogram of the artist bottom left. H.C. Copy. II Edition. From the series "Origine". Bibliography: C. Derouet, J. Boissel, "Kandinsky. Oeuvr...
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1940s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Woodcut

Juryfreie - Original Lithograph After Wassily Kandinsky - 1953
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Roma, IT
Juryfreie is an original artwork realized by Wassilj Kandinskij. Original colored lithograph on paper after an original draft by Kandinsky from the year 1922, lithographed and print...
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1950s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Kleine Welten - Original Drypoint by Wassily Kandinsky - 1922
By Wassily Kandinsky
Located in Roma, IT
Kleine Welten is an original artwork realized by Wassilj Kandinskij in 1922. Original drypoint on paper. Monogramed on the lower left corner: "K". Signed on the lower right corner: ...
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1920s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Drypoint

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Kandinsky And Prints For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of kandinsky and prints available on 1stDibs. Today, if you’re looking for Surrealist editions of these works and are unable to find the perfect match for your home, our selection also includes Modern. There are many variations of these items available, from those made as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Kandinsky and prints available on 1stDibs span a range of colors that includes gray, beige, black, brown and more. These artworks have been a part of the life’s work for many artists, but the versions made by Wassily Kandinsky, (after) Wassily Kandinsky, Georges Braque, Bruno Monguzzi and Heinrich Campendonk are consistently popular. Frequently made by artists working in lithograph, woodcut print and etching, all of these available pieces are unique and have attracted attention over the years. If space is limited, there are small kandinsky and prints measuring 1.5 across, while our inventory also includes pieces up to 47.25 inches across to better suit those in the market for large iterations.

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Kandinsky and prints can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $1,250, while the lowest priced sells for $125 and the highest can go for as much as $36,000.

Finding the Right Prints and Multiples for You

Decorating with fine-art prints — whether they’re figurative prints, abstract prints or another variety — has always been a practical way of bringing a space to life as well as bringing works by an artist you love into your home.

Pursued in the 1960s and ’70s, largely by Pop artists drawn to its associations with mass production, advertising, packaging and seriality, as well as those challenging the primacy of the Abstract Expressionist brushstroke, printmaking was embraced in the 1980s by painters and conceptual artists ranging from David Salle and Elizabeth Murray to Adrian Piper and Sherrie Levine.

Printmaking is the transfer of an image from one surface to another. An artist takes a material like stone, metal, wood or wax, carves, incises, draws or otherwise marks it with an image, inks or paints it and then transfers the image to a piece of paper or other material.

Fine-art prints are frequently confused with their more commercial counterparts. After all, our closest connection to the printed image is through mass-produced newspapers, magazines and books, and many people don’t realize that even though prints are editions, they start with an original image created by an artist with the intent of reproducing it in a small batch. Fine-art prints are created in strictly limited editions — 20 or 30 or maybe 50 — and are always based on an image created specifically to be made into an edition.

Many people think of revered Dutch artist Rembrandt as a painter but may not know that he was a printmaker as well. His prints have been preserved in time along with the work of other celebrated printmakers such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol. These fine-art prints are still highly sought after by collectors.

“It’s another tool in the artist’s toolbox, just like painting or sculpture or anything else that an artist uses in the service of mark making or expressing him- or herself,” says International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) vice president Betsy Senior, of New York’s Betsy Senior Fine Art, Inc.

Because artist’s editions tend to be more affordable and available than his or her unique works, they’re more accessible and can be a great opportunity to bring a variety of colors, textures and shapes into a space.

For tight corners, select small fine-art prints as opposed to the oversized bold piece you’ll hang as a focal point in the dining area. But be careful not to choose something that is too big for your space. And feel free to lean into it if need be — not every work needs picture-hanging hooks. Leaning a larger fine-art print against the wall behind a bookcase can add a stylish installation-type dynamic to your living room. (Read more about how to arrange wall art here.)

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