Wassily Kandinsky was born in Moscow on 04.12.1866, growing up in a upper middle-class family where, already in his childhood, his talent for drawing and paintings was recognized and encouraged. In 1871 the family moved to Odessa where Wassily’s father became the manager of a tea merchandising company. That same year saw the parents divorce after which however; they remain on friendly terms. Despite Kandinsky’s love of art he elected to study law and economics , earning his diploma in 1893, followed by a doctorate. With the offer of a professorship at the University of Dorpat in 1896, an academic career beckoned, and in the same year he married his cousin Anja Tschimiakin.
Languages: Romanian, English, Czech, Greek, Polish, Slovak.
Format: Hardback with a jacket
Size: 180 x 180 mm