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

Ein Kind geht nach Hause

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Ein Kind geht nach Hause
signed 'Klee' (upper right); dated and inscribed '1933 M 10. ein Kind geht nach Hause' (lower centre, on the artist's mount)
watercolour on paper attached in places to the artist's mount
image: 16¾ x 12 5/8 in. (42.8 x 32.2 cm.)
mount: 24 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (61.2 x 46.2 cm.)
Executed in 1933
Provenance
Hans and Erika Meyer-Benteli, Bern, until 1955.
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne, from 1955 to 1959.
Dr J.R. Belmont von Rickenbach, Basel, since 1959.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
P. Mieg, 'Paul Klee', in Weltwoche, vol. VIII, no. 347, 5 July 1940, p. 5.
C. Rümelin, 'Klees Umgang mit seinem eigenen Oeuvre', in exh. cat., Paul Klee, Jahre der Meisterschaft, 1917-1933, Balingen, 2001, p. 222 (pl. 123).
The Paul Klee Foundation (eds.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. VI, 1931-1933, Bern, 2002, no. 6095 (illustrated p. 320).
Exhibited
Bern, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, February - March 1935, no. 215.
Basel, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, October - November 1935, no. 138.
Lucerne, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, Fritz Huf, April - June 1936, no. 90.
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