Paul Klee (1879-1940)
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Bescheidene Heimat

Details
Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Bescheidene Heimat
signed and dated 'Klee 28' (upper right)
oil on gessoed gauze over plaster
15¼ x 14 in. (38.7 x 35.5 cm.)
Painted in 1928
Provenance
Galka E. Scheyer, Braunschweig and Los Angeles (until 1936).
Leslie M. Maitland, Los Angeles.
John Gilbert Dean, Rhode Island.
E. V. Thaw & Co., New York.
Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara.
Acquavella Galleries, New York.
Acquired from the above by the father of the present owner.
Literature
"A Memorial to Paul Klee", The New Yorker, 12 October 1940, p. 94. The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, catalogue raisonné, Bern, 2001, vol. 5, p. 244, no. 4689 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Los Angeles, University of California, Art Gallery, The Blue Four, November 1933, no. 126.
Los Angeles, Hollywood Gallery of Modern Art; Oakland Art Gallery; and San Francisco, Museum of Art, Paintings by Paul Klee, July-October 1935.
San Francisco, Museum of Art, Paul Klee, January-February 1937.
Los Angeles, Putzel Gallery, Recent Pictures by Paul Klee, November-December 1937, no. 12.
New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin) and New York, Willard Gallery, Paul Klee, October-November 1940, no. 43.
Barcelona, Fundación Joan Miró; Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig; and Budapest, Szépmüvészeti Müzeum, Drei Annäherungen an die Landschaft: Klee, Tanguy, Miró, November 1999-July 2000, p. 165, no. 23 (illustrated in color, p. 50).
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