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

Nacktes Bild

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Nacktes Bild
signed 'Klee' (upper right); dated and numbered '1938 N 2' (lower left, on the artist's mount) and titled 'nacktes Bild' (lower right, on the artist's mount)
oil on jute laid down on the artist's mount
25 3/4 x 15 1/8 in. (65.5 x 38.5 cm.) the canvas
27 3/8 x 19 1/2 in. (69.5 x 49.5 cm.) the mount
Painted in 1938
Provenance
Lily Klee, Bern, by descent from the artist in 1940.
Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, by 1946.
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris.
A. Thurstrup collection, Djursholm, Sweden.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by 1969.
Private collection, Germany, by whom acquired from the above on 15 June 1971, and thence by descent.
Literature
The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, catalogue raisonné, vol. VII, 1934-1938, Bern, 2003, no. 7404, p. 421 (illustrated).

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