Wassily Kandinsky ( * 16. December 1866 † 13. December 1944 )

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Biography of Wassily Kandinsky

From lawyer and economist to abstract painter

Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter and also an important and innovative theorist of abstract art. He was born in Moscow on December 16, 1866 and spent his childhood and youth in Odessa. He received painting lessons and, after graduating from high school, he studied law and economics, successfully completing with a doctorate. Already during this period, the first works were created in a style then still "late Impressionist".

Art prints and oil reproductions by Wassily Kandinsky

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