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    Sale 2166

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 131

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)

    Mädchen mit Stirnband

    Price Realised  

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)
    Mädchen mit Stirnband
    signed 'Klee' (lower left); dated, numbered and titled '1929. p.1. Mädchen mit Stirnband' (on the artist's mount)
    watercolor, pen and black ink and pencil on paper laid down by the artist on board
    Sheet size: 13 x 8¼ in. (33 x 21 cm.)
    Mount size: 20¼ x 15¼ in. (51.4 x 38.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1929


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    Provenance

    Berggruen et Cie., Paris (1955).
    Saidenberg Gallery, Inc., New York (1955-1956).
    Galerie John Craven, Paris (by 1956).
    Berggruen et Cie., Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, by 1979.


    Literature

    W. Grohmann, Paul Klee. Handzeichnungen II 1921-1930, Berlin, 1934, no. 22.
    The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, Bern, 2001, vol. 5, p. 288, no. 4817 (illustrated).