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Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Kopf eines Tieres

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Kopf eines Tieres
signed, dated and numbered 'Klee 1937 P4' (lower left); inscribed 'Kopf eines Tieres' (lower right)
charcoal and size on paper
18 7/8 x 24¾ in. (48 x 62.8 cm.)
Executed in 1937
Provenance
Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940.
Werner Allenbach, Bern, until 1958.
Berggruen & Cie, Paris, from 1958-1959.
James Wise, Geneva, New York & Nice.
Galerie du Perron, Geneva.
Acquired from the above by Dr Georg and Josi Guggenheim on 27 October 1960.
Literature
Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee. Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 7, 1934-1938, Bern, 2003, no. 7040 (illustrated p. 250).
Exhibited
Zurich, Graphische Sammlung, ETH Zurich, Gedächtnisaustellung Paul Klee 1879-1940, October - December 1940, no. 126.
Geneva, Galerie du Perron, Paul Klee (1879-1940), July 1960, no. 10 (illustrated).
St Gallen, Historisches Museum, Paul Klee. Handzeichnungen, January - February 1971, no. 80.
Special Notice

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