Details
Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Verhexte Landschaft
signed 'Klee' (upper left), dated and titled '1923 1/12 verhexte landschaft' (lower right); dated again and numbered '1923 233' (on the mount)
pencil on paper laid down on paper laid down by the artist on board
Sheet size: 10¾ x 14 1/8 in. (27.3 x 36.4 cm.)
Mount size: 14 3/8 x 19½ in. (36.5 x 49.5 cm.)
Drawn on 1 December 1923
Provenance
Lily Klee, Bern (1940-1946).
Klee Gesellschaft, Bern (after 1946).
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne (1947-1952).
Samuel and Ayala Zacks, Toronto (after 1952).
Pollack Art Gallery, Toronto.
Acquired from the above as a gift to the present owner, 1958.
Literature
W. Grohmann, Paul Klee. Handzeichnungen II 1921-1930, Berlin, 1934, p. 39, (illustrated, pl. 17).
C. Giedion-Welcker, Paul Klee, London, 1952, p. 96.
C. Giedion-Welcker, Paul Klee in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten, Hamburg, 1961, p. 117.
The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue Raisonné, Bern, 2000, vol. 4, p. 140, no. 3327 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Basel, Kunsthalle, Gedächtnis Ausstellung Paul Klee, February-March 1941, no. 52.
Lucerne, Galerie Rosengart, Paul Klee, June-September 1948, no. 68. Antwerp, Galerij Artes, Paul Klee, March 1949, no. 68.
Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Modern European Graphics, 1963.
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