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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
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Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Drama in der Kuhwelt

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Drama in der Kuhwelt
signed 'Klee' (upper right); dated, numbered and titled '1915 234 Drama in der Kuhwelt' (on the artist's mount)
pen and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount
image: 2¾ x 9½ in. (7 x 24.2 cm.)
mount: 6½ x 12¾ in. (16.3 x 32.2 cm.)
Executed in 1915
Provenance
Hanna Bekker von Rath, Frankfurt.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 November 1989, lot 440.
Achim Moeller Fine Art, New York.
Literature
Der Sturm, 1917 (illustrated p. 127).
W. Grohmann, Paul Klee, Genf - Stuttgart, 1954, p. 144.
O.K. Werckmeister, The Making of Paul Klee's Career 1914-1920, Chicago-London, 1989, pp. 278 and 281.
J. Anger, Modernism and the Gendering of Paul Klee, dissertation, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1997, p. 97.
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee. Catalogue raisonné, vol. 2, 1913-1918, Berne, 2000, no. 1569 (illustrated p. 318).
Exhibited
Berlin, Kunstausstellung Der Sturm (Herwarth Walden), Paul Klee, 1918 (illustrated p. 23).
Stuttgart, Herbstschau Neuer Kunst, Kunstgebäude, Der Sturm und Üecht-Gruppe, 1920.
Cannes, Galerie Daniel Gervis, Paul Klee. Oeuvres sur papier, May - July 1990 (illustrated).
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