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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 243

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)

    Liegende Frau

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    Paul Klee (1879-1940)
    Liegende Frau
    signed 'Klee' (upper right); inscribed, dated and numbered 'Scl IX 1933 M.13' (lower left on the artist's mount); inscribed 'liegende Frau' (lower right, on the artist's mount)
    watercolour and wash on paper attached to the artist's mount
    image: 12½ x 17 in. (32 x 43 cm.)
    mount: 19½ x 25¼ in. (49.5 x 64 cm.)
    Executed in 1933


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    Provenance

    Lily Klee, Berne, by descent from the artist in 1940 until 1946.
    Klee-Gesellschaft, Berne, from 1946.
    Galerie Simon [Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler], Paris (no. 0973; photo no. 16571)
    Tycoon Trust, Ruggell.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 28 June 2001, lot 474.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. 6, 1931-1933, Berne, 2002, no. 6098 (illustrated pp. 321 & 329).


    Exhibited

    Basel, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, October - November 1935, no. 139.
    Lucern, Fritz Hof Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, April - June 1936, no. 112.
    Stockholm, Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Paul Klee, March 1949, no. 27.