PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
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PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)

Zwei Kinder

PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
Zwei Kinder
signed ‘Klee’ (lower right); dated, titled and inscribed ‘1929 A.i zwei Kinder’ (on the artist’s mount)
pen and black ink on paper mounted on card
Sheet size: 9 ¾ x 9 ¾ in. (24.8 x 24.8 cm.)
Mount size: 14 x 13 in. (35.6 x 32.8 cm.)
Drawn in 1929
Lily Klee, Bern (wife of the artist).
Klee Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the above, 1946).
Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Berlin and New York (acquired from the above, 1950).
Kay Merrill Hillman, New York.
Galerie Berggruen et Cie., Paris (acquired from the above, 1970, until at least July 1971).
Anon. sale, Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 16 June 1972, lot 553.
World House Galleries, New York.
Hayakawa Gallery, Osaka (by December 2008).
Private collection, Japan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 2020.
W. Grohmann, Paul Klee: Handzeichnungen 1921-1930, Berlin, 1934, p. 26, no. 47.
The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee: Catalogue raisonné, 1927-1930, Bern, 2001, vol. 5, p. 326, no. 4857 (illustrated).
New York, Feigl Gallery, Fifteen Modern European Paintings and Sixteen Drawings by Paul Klee, April-May 1956, no. 22.
Paris, Galerie Berggruen et Cie., Paul Klee: Les années 20, May-July 1971, p. 104, no. 63 (illustrated).

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