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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Stilleben mit zerbrochenem Spiegel

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Stilleben mit zerbrochenem Spiegel
signed 'Klee' (upper right); dated, titled and inscribed '1932 U 10 Stilleben mit zerbrochenem Spiegel' (on the artist's mount)
watercolour on paper laid down on the artist's mount
image: 8 3/8 x 19 in. (21.2 x 48.2 cm.)
mount: 15½ x 25 1/8 in. (39.4 x 63.9 cm.)
Executed in 1932
Provenance
Rolf and Catherine E. Bürgi, Bern, until 1967.
Estate of Rolf and Catherine E. Bürgi, Bern, until 1969.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by whom acquired from the above (no. 5657), 1969-1978.
Peter Wurmser, Switzerland, 1978-1988.
Galerie Römer, Zurich.
Literature
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.) Paul Klee. Catalogue raisonné, vol. 6, 1931-1933, Bern, 2002, no. 5906 (illustrated p. 256).
Exhibited
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Klee - Kunst ist ein Schöpfungsgleichnis, September - November 1973, no. 61 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Karl Flinker, Klee, 74 oeuvres de 1908 à 1940, March - May 1974, no. 50.
Düsseldorf, W. Wittrock Kunsthandel, Paul Klee, November - December 1977 (illustrated).
Cologne, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, Das Werk der Jahre 1919-1933, Gemälde, Handzeichnungen, Druckgraphik, April - June 1979, no. 353.
Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Panorama de l'oeuvre de Paul Klee, February - March 1980.

Lot Essay

This work is sold with a photo-certificate from the Paul Klee-Stiftung dated Bern, 11.1.1989.
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