• Impressionist Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2218

    Impressionist Modern Works on Paper

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 118

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)

    Höhen-Grenze

    Price Realised  

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)
    Höhen-Grenze
    signed 'Klee' (upper left); dated, numbered and titled '1939 H 16 Höhen-Grenze' (on the artist's mount)
    watercolor on paper laid down by the artist on paper
    Image size: 11 5/8 x 8¼ in. (29.5 x 21 cm.)
    Mount size: 17 3/8 x 13¾ in. (44.1 x 34.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1939


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    Provenance

    Kleemann Galleries, New York (by 1954).


    Pre-Lot Text

    From the Estate of Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman sold to Benefit the Reisman Charitable Foundation


    Literature

    The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, Bern, 2004, vol. 8, p. 174, no. 8040 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Munich, Haus der Kunst, Paul Klee, April-May 1954, no. 186.
    Venice, Deutscher Pavillon, XXVIIème Exposition Biennale Internationale des Beaux Arts, June-October 1954, no. 49.
    New York, Kleemann Galleries, Paul Klee, March 1955, no. 28 (illustrated).