• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7747

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    17 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 48

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)

    Vulgäre Komödie (Kornfeld 85)

    Price Realised  

    Paul Klee (1879-1940)
    Vulgäre Komödie (Kornfeld 85)
    lithograph, 1922, on thin wove, a strong impression of this extremely rare print, the letter K printed lithographically as part of the composition, the signature completed in pencil, titled, inscribed Litho and numbered 3/10 (Kornfeld also records one trial proof), with margins, trimmed close to the pencil inscriptions below, some irregular paper losses along the upper right sheet edge, several skilfully repaired tears at the upper sheet edge and other minor tears at the lower sheet edge, pale mount-staining, framed
    L. 240 x 295 mm., S. 325 x 428 mm.


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    Pre-Lot Text

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