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

Drang vor der Wanderung

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Drang vor der Wanderung
signed 'Klee' (upper right); dated, numbered and inscribed '1940 G15 Drang vor der Wanderung' (on the artist's mount)
pastel on paper attached to the artist's mount
sheet: 11 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (29.5 x 21 cm.)
artist's mount: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm.)
Drawn in 1940
Lily Klee, Bern.
Werner Allenbach, Bern, until 1959.
Galerie Berggruen, Paris.
Galerie de l'Elysée, Paris.
Acquired from the above in May 1961; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 11 November 1992, lot 215.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 12 November 1997, lot 282.
Private collection, USA, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 2001.
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. 9, 1940, Bern, 2004, no. 9354 (illustrated p. 222).

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