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    Sale 5563

    Art Impressionniste et Moderne

    20 May 2009, Paris

  • Lot 96

    PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)

    Katze Lauert

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
    Katze Lauert
    signé 'Klee' (en haut à droite)
    pierre noire sur papier
    30 x 45.4 cm. (11¾ x 17 7/8 in.)
    Exécuté en 1939


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    Provenance

    Galerie Heinz Berggruen, Paris.
    Burton et Emily Tremaine, Meriden, Connecticut (acquis en février 1954 auprès de celle-ci); vente, Christie's, New York, 5 novembre 1991, lot 5.
    The Mayor Gallery, Londres (acquis au cours de cette vente).
    Acquis auprès de celle-ci par la famille du propriétaire actuel, 1991.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROVENANT D'UNE IMPORTANTE COLLECTION EUROPEENNE


    Literature

    The Paul Klee Foundation, éd., Paul Klee, catalogue raisonné, Berne, 2004, vol. VIII, p. 470, no. 8781 (illustré).


    Exhibited

    Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century Masters, The Spirit of Modernism, février-avril 1984, p. 154 (illustré).
    Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Delaunay to de Kooning, Modern Masters from the Tremaine Collection and the Wadsworth Atheneum, mai-septembre 1991.


    Post Lot Text

    'CAT LIES IN WAIT'; SIGNED UPPER RIGHT; BLACK CRAYON ON PAPER.