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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 86

    Paul Klee

    Austritt (K. 91)

    Price Realised  

    Paul Klee
    Austritt (K. 91)
    lithograph with hand-colouring in bright, powdery copper-green, 1923, on thin laid paper, extremely rare, one of only a few impressions (Kornfeld records four impressions only, two of which are uncoloured and two are unsigned), probably the full sheet, with deckle edges at right and above, some faint, mottled light- or backboard staining visible recto and verso, the tip of the lower sheet corner with pale discolouration, otherwise in good condition
    L. 258 x 157 mm., S. 293 x 188 mm.


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the present impression is mentioned in the new edition of Kornfeld's catalogue raisonné. His census records a total of six impressions. Three of these, including the present one, are handcoloured. Apparently only one uncoloured impression is signed, all others are not signed.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARL GEMZELL, STOCKHOLM, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE MEDEVI BRUNN FOUNDATION