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    Sale 2047

    Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper

    7 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 589

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)

    Mister Sol

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    Estimate

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)
    Mister Sol
    signed 'Klee' (lower left); dated, numbered and titled '1919.78. Mister Sol' (on a fragment of the artist's mount)
    oil transfer on paper (recto); pencil on paper (verso)
    10 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (27 x 19.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1919


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    Provenance

    Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne.
    Dr. and Mrs. Nicholas S. Pickard, Shawnee Mission, Kansas (by 1977).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Literature

    The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, Bern, 1999, vol. 3, p. 86, no. 2141 (illustrated).