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PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF YRIS R. SOLOMON
PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)

Schützen

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PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
Schützen
signed ‘Klee’ (lower left) and dated, numbered and titled ‘1930 A.10. Schützen’ (on the artist’s mount)
pen and ink on paper hinged on card
Image size: 18 3/8 x 12 ¼ in. (46.8 x 31.2 cm.)
Mount size: 24 1/8 x 16 ½ in. (61.4 x 41.9 cm.)
Drawn in 1930
Provenance
Lily Klee, Bern (wife of the artist, 1940).
Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the above, 1946).
Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), New York (acquired from the above, 1950).
Grace Borgenicht Gallery, Inc., New York.
Dr. Charlotte Weidler, New York (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, circa 1978.
Literature
W. Grohmann, Paul Klee: Handzeichnungen, 1921-1930, Berlin, 1934, p. 28, no. 77 (titled Zwei Schützen).
The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee : Catalogue Raisonné, 1927-1930, Bonn, 2001, vol. 5, p. 492, no. 5286 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Paul Klee, September-October 1953, no. 52 (titled Sharp Shooters).
Munich, Haus der Kunst, Paul Klee, April-May 1954, no. 130.

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