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Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Bebautes Ufer

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Bebautes Ufer
signed 'Klee' (lower left); titled, dated and numbered 'bebautes Ufer 1930 T.9.' (on the mount)
leimfarbe (tinted gesso) on irregular canvas laid down on painted paper laid down by the artist on board
Image size: 11¾ x 15½ in. (30 x 40 cm.)
Mount size: 135/8 x 17 in. (34.8 x 43.3 cm.)
Painted in 1930
Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, (by 1931).
Otto Ralfs, Braunschweig.
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris.
Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 3 December 1980, no. 54.
Waddington Galleries, Ltd., London (acquired at the above sale).
Marisa del Re Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1987.
W. Grohmann, Der Maler Paul Klee, Cologne, 1966, p. 32 (illustrated).
S. Wada, Paul Klee and His Travels, Tokyo, 1979 (illustrated, pl. 387).
Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, Neue Bilder und Aquarelle, November-December 1931, no. 25.
Stockholm, 10 Nationer 24 Konstnärer. Utställning av Postkubistisk och Surrealistisk Konst, October 1932, no. 92.
London, London Gallery, Paul Klee, March 1939, no. 7.
New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Paul Klee, André Masson & Some Aspects of Ancient and Primative Sculpture, February-March 1943, no. 14.
New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Paul Klee, April-May 1948, no. 1.
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Sold with a photo-certificate from Dr. Joseph Helfenstein and Dr. Michael Baumgartner of the Paul Klee-Stiftung dated Berne, 4 February 2000, which states the work is recorded in the artist's archives under No. 1930, 99.

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