• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 226

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)

    Im Wind schreitende

    Price Realised  

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)
    Im Wind schreitende
    signed 'Klee' (right drawing, lower right); dated and inscribed '1926 g.9. im Wind Schreitende' (on the artist's mount)
    pencil on two sheets of squared paper laid down on the artist's mount
    Left sheet: 8½ x 7 1/8 in. (21.5 x 18 cm.)
    Right sheet: 8½ x 6½ in. (21.6 x 16.6 cm.)
    Artist's mount: 12¼ x 16¼ in. (31.1 x 41.3 cm.)
    Executed in 1926


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    Provenance

    Walter Bareiss, Munich & New York.
    Peter H. Deitsch, New York.
    Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta, Milan (no. 84).
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 26 June 2008, lot 222 (£25,000).
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    W. Grohmann, Paul Klee. Handzeichnungen 1921-1930, Potsdam-Berlin, 1934, no. 91.
    The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, 1923-1926, Bern, 2000, no. 4122 (illustrated p. 482).


    Exhibited

    Venice, Museo d'Arte Moderna Ca'Pesaro, Paul Klee nelle collezione private, June - October 1986, no. 84, p. 220 (illustrated p. 135); this exhibition later travelled to Milan, Palazzo Reale.
    Verona, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Palazzo Forti, Paul Klee, July - November 1992, no. 164 (illustrated).
    Valencia, Centro Julio González, Paul Klee, April - June 1998, p. 220 (illustrated p. 170); this exhibition later travelled to Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza.