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

Liegende Frau

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Liegende Frau
signed 'Klee' (upper right); inscribed, dated and numbered 'Scl IX 1933 M.13' (lower left on the artist's mount); inscribed 'liegende Frau' (lower right, on the artist's mount)
watercolour and wash on paper attached to the artist's mount
image: 12½ x 17 in. (32 x 43 cm.)
mount: 19½ x 25¼ in. (49.5 x 64 cm.)
Executed in 1933
Provenance
Lily Klee, Berne, by descent from the artist in 1940 until 1946.
Klee-Gesellschaft, Berne, from 1946.
Galerie Simon [Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler], Paris (no. 0973; photo no. 16571)
Tycoon Trust, Ruggell.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 28 June 2001, lot 474.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. 6, 1931-1933, Berne, 2002, no. 6098 (illustrated pp. 321 & 329).
Exhibited
Basel, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, October - November 1935, no. 139.
Lucern, Fritz Hof Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, April - June 1936, no. 112.
Stockholm, Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Paul Klee, March 1949, no. 27.
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