Über das Geistige in der Kunst (Concerning the Spiritual in Art)

Wassily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866–1944), Publisher R. Piper & Co. (German, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Munich, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Roethel 082-092


Overall: 24 x 19.5 x 1.4 cm (9 7/16 x 7 11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten woodcuts, plus diagrams and photomechanical halftones

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Munich: R. Piper & Co., 1912) Octavo; [6 ff.] 125 pp. [2 ff.], plus 11 plates; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (blue-gray manila folder, greenish cloth spine).

Munich: R. Piper & Co., 1912


Professor Friedrich Braig, Munich, Germany (signature on front flyleaf); Alice Adam, Chicago, IL (from whom purchased by Paines 12/1/67 for $200); Susan W. Paine, by whom given to MFA, December 31, 1999.

Credit Line

Gift of Susan W. Paine