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PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
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PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)

Seiltänzer, from Kunst der Gegenwart

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PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
Seiltänzer, from Kunst der Gegenwart
annotated '23/138' lower left and signed 'Klee' in pencil lower right
lithograph in colors on laid paper watermark BSB
Image: 17 7/8 x 10 5/8 in. (454 x 270 mm.)
Sheet: 18 7/8 x 12 3/8 in. (479 x 314 mm.)
Executed in 1923. This work is from Kornfeld's fourth (final) state and from the edition of 220 on this paper (there was also an edition of 80 on Japon paper), published by R. Piper & Co., Munich, with their blindstamp.
Provenance
Galerie R. G. Michel, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, May 1960.
Literature
E.W. Kornfeld, Verzeichnis des graphischen Werkes von Paul Klee, Bern, 1963, no. 95 (another example illustrated in color)
M. Potter et al, The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: European Works of Art, New York, 1984, vol. I, pp. 371, no. 217.
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