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Klänge (Sounds)

Illustrated by Wassily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866–1944), Publisher R. Piper & Co. (German, 20th century), Printer F. Bruckmann A.G. München (German, late 19th–20th century)

Place of Publication: Munich, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 138; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, pp. 144-45; Roethel 071-074, 085, 095-140, 142-146


Overall: 28.6 x 28.5 x 1.5 cm (11 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 9/16 in.) Other (Page size): 27.9 x 27.9cm (11 x 11in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 56 color and monochrome woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Munich: R. Piper & Co. [1913]) Square quarto; 58 leaves; original gilt-stamped half purple cloth, red paper boards (red cloth case).

Abstracted illustrations.

Munich: R. Piper & Co. [1913]


Margo Pollins Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, 1976.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund