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Bankruptcy Sale – Seeking Offers

Early 20th C. Painting Attributed to Wassily Kandinsky


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Bankruptcy Sale – United States Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of New York

In Re: Mordechay Movtady – Case No. 18-76758-REG

Early 20th C. Painting Attributed To Wassily Kandinsky
Currently Seeking Offers


  • Composition “No. 2”

  • Oil Painting on Canvas

  • Attributed to Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) Russia

  • Signed on Back

  • 124 cm x 89 cm (48.8″ x 35.0″)

  • Chronologically Attributed to the period of 1917-1919

  • Written determination by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR/All-Union Museum Association/State Tretyakovsky Gallery (1980). Translated to English 1991.

  • Analysis Report by Institut d’Art Conservation et Couleur (France) 2013

Currently Seeking Offers. Please call (516) 349-7022 x204 for Additional Information.

 Robert L. Pryor, Esq., Chapter 7 Trustee
Pryor & Mandelup, L.L.P., Attorneys for the Chapter 7 Trustee
Richard B. Maltz, Auctioneer DCA# 1240836

David A. Constantino, Auctioneer DCA# 1424944
Richard B. Maltz, Licensed Real Estate Broker
 Phone (516) 349-7022  Fax (516) 349-0105

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