Paul Klee (1879-1940)
MASTER DRAWINGS FROM THE MARTIN BODMER FOUNDATION
Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Angler auf Booten

Details
Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Angler auf Booten
signed 'Klee' and dated '1924 12/12', signed 'Klee' and dated, numbered and inscribed '1924. 286. Angler auf Booten' on the artist's mount
pen and brown and black ink, laid down on the artist's mount
4½ x 7¾ in. (116 x 198 mm.), the mount 8½ x 10¼ in. (210 x 260 mm.)
Provenance
Lily Klee, Berlin, 1940-46.
Klee Gesellschaft, Bern, 1946-1950.
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne, 1950.
Dr. Robert Schnell; Klipstein & Kornfeld, Bern, 24 May 1962, lot 101. Purchased from L'Art, Ancien, Zürich, 1962.
Literature
W. Grohmann, Paul Klee, Handzeichnungen, 1921-1930, Berlin, 1934, no. 98.
J. Helfenstein et al., Paul Klee, Catalogue Raisonné, 4, 1923-1926, Bern, 2000, no. 3659.

Lot Essay

One of three pen and ink drawings of figures in boats drawn by Klee towards the end of 1924, and which appear consecutively in his register. The others are in the Paul-Klee-Stiftung in the Kunstmuseum, Bern (no. 1924, 387 in Klee's register, J. Helfenstein, op. cit., no. 3660) and in a private Dutch collection (no. 1924, 288 in Klee's register, J. Helfenstein, op. cit., no. 3661).
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