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    Sale 12146

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1045

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)

    Schneckenpost

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)
    Schneckenpost
    signed 'Klee' (upper left)
    oil over charcoal on paper
    7 x 10 7/8 in. (17.7 x 28.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1937


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Bern.
    Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne (1959).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, July 1966.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOLDINGS OF THE FORD FOUNDATION


    Literature

    J. Spiller, ed., Paul Klee, Unendliche Naturgeschichte, Basel, 1970, vol. 2, p. 293 (illustrated, p. 292).
    R. Verdi, Klee and Nature, London, 1984, p. 30 (illustrated, fig. 17).
    The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, 1934-1938, Bonn, 2003, vol. 7, p. 235, no. 6995 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Lucerne, Galerie Rosengart, Tiere in der Kunst von Paul Klee, summer 1964, no. 53.