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

Forellenbach Miniatürartig (Trout Brook Miniature-like)

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Forellenbach Miniatürartig (Trout Brook Miniature-like)
signed 'Klee' (lower right)
watercolour and pen and ink on paper attached to the remnants of the artist’s mount
4 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (11.5 x 24 cm.)
Executed in 1916
Provenance
Dr. Hermann Probst.
Branka Musulin; her sale, Stuttgart, Kunstkabinett, 18-20 October 1950, lot 2182.
Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel.
The Lefevre Gallery (Alex Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), London.
Herbert Einstein, London.
Lady Nika Hulton, London, by 1955.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
M. Brion, Klee, Paris, 1955 (illustrated n.p.)
O. K. Werckmeister, Versuche über Paul Klee, Frankfurt, 1981 (illustrated p. 48).
W. Kersten, Paul Klee, "Zerstörung, der Konstruktion zuliebe?", Marburg, 1987, p. 50.
S. L. Henry, 'Paul Klee's Pictorial Mechanics from Physics to the Picture Plane', in Pantheon, vol. 47, 1989, p. 158.
O. K. Werckmeister, The Making of Paul Klee's Career 1914-1920, London, 1989 (illustrated p. 98).
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. 2, 1913-1918, Bern, 2000, no. 1668 (illustrated p. 363).
Exhibited
Munich, Neue Münchner Secession, 1917, no. 99.
Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, May - June 1920, no. 120.
London, The Tate Gallery, Works by Paul Klee from the Collection of Mrs Edward Hulton, May - June 1955, no. 10; this exhibition later travelled to Wuppertal, Kunst- und Museumsverein, Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Frankfurt, Kunstverein, Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, and Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall.
Munich, Haus der Kunst, Paul Klee, October 1970 - January 1971, no. 24 (illustrated).
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