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Alexei Jawlensky: Meditation The Prayer, 1922
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Alexei Jawlensky

[Russian-born German Expressionist Painter, 1864-1941]

• Also known as:  Alexej von Jawlensky
• Relationships: Member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a Munich group of Expressionist painters.
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Original works by Alexei Jawlensky available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Landscape with a Red Roof, ca.1911

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
8 works online when last checked

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Symphony in Pink

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Head of a Woman

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
Several images from the 2001 exhibition: "Jawlensky in Switzerland"

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
3 paintings online

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
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Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Mädchen mit niedergeschlagenen Augen, ca.1912

Lenbach House, Munich, Germany (in German)  
Tänzers A. Sacharoff, 1909

Alexei Jawlensky in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Tête de femme "Méduse", Lumière et Ombre

Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Woman's Head, ca.1912

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
Head, ca.1910

Museum Wiesbaden, Germany (in German)  
2 paintings online

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  

Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Meditation, 1936

Narodna Galerija (National Gallery), Ljubljana, Slovenia (in Slovenian)  

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by Alexei Jawlensky online

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
3 paintings online

San Diego Museum of Art, California
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The Albertina, Vienna
Young Girl in a Flowered Hat, 1910

The Albertina, Vienna
Still Life with Bottle, Bread and Red Wallpaper with Swallows, 1915

The Jewish Museum, New York City
Oberstdorf (Mountain), 1912

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Spanish Woman with Mantilla, 1910

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Maria II, 1901

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past Sales
Scroll down to the highlights from the Herbst (Autumn) 2005 sale

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteAlexei Jawlensky at CGFA

Notable SiteAlexei Jawlensky at The Athenaeum
30 works online by Jawlensky

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Alexei Jawlensky  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Art + Auction Magazine
Schokko, ca.1910

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Catalogue Raisonne: Oil Paintings I, 1890-1914

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Catalogue Raisonne:Oil Paintings II, 1914-1933

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Catalogue Raisonne: Watercolours and Drawings, 1890-1938


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