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

In den Wolken

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
In den Wolken
with the signature 'Klee' (on the artist's mount; lower left); dated, numbered and titled '1930. 0 5 In den Wolken' (on the artist's mount; centre and right)
watercolour and gouache applied with palette knife on paper, laid down on the artist's mount
image: 18½ x 24¼ in. (46.8 x 61.5 cm.)
mount: 19 x 24¾ in. (48.3 x 63 cm.)
Executed in 1930
Otto Ralfs, Braunschweig, 1930.
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris.
Lily Klee, Berne, 1940-1946.
Klee Gesellschaft, Berne, from 1946.
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris, until 1958.
Berggruen & Cie, Paris, from 1958.
Galerie Jacques Benador, Geneva.
Anonymous sale, Karl und Faber, Munich, 1 January 1972, lot 793.
James Goodman Gallery, New York, until 1975.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 16 November 1989, lot 159.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 8 December 1997, lot 453.
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee. Catalogue raisonné, vol. 5, 1927-1930, Berne, 2002, no. 5171 (illustrated p. 430).
London, The Mayor Gallery, Paul Klee exhibition, June 1950, no. 3. Geneva, Galerie D. Benador, Paul Klee. Aquarelles et dessins, July 1959, no. 8 (illustrated).
New York, James Goodman Gallery, 1972, no. 10 (illustrated).
Klagenfurt, Stadtgalerie, Paul Klee. Bildwelten, June - September 2005, no. 71 (illustrated p. 113).
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