7 May 2009
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
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.
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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).
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