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


Paul Klee (1879-1940)
signed 'Klee' (upper right)
watercolour, pink wax crayon and charcoal on paper
13 x 18 7/8 in. (32.9 x 48.1 cm.)
Executed in 1934
Lily Klee, Berne, by descent from the artist in 1940 until 1946.
Klee-Gesellschaft, Berne, from 1946.
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris, until 1955.
Saidenberg Gallery, Inc., New York, from 1955 to 1959.
Maude Phelps Hutchins, Bridgeport, from 1959.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1985, lot 202.
Private collection; sale, Christie's, London, 11 May 1995, lot 283.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. VII, 1934-1938, Berne, 2003, no. 6566 (illustrated p. 48).
Prague, Budova Mánesa, Vereinigung der bildenden Künstler Manes, Mezinárodní Vystava I. (Internationale Ausstellung), November 1935 - January 1936, no. 34.
Brussels, Galerie Dietrich, Paul Klee, December 1938, no. 14.
London, The Mayor Gallery, Drawings by Paul Klee, May 1952, no. 16.
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