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

Ein Mann der Schmerzen

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Ein Mann der Schmerzen
signed 'Klee' (lower left) and dated and inscribed '1933 F5 ein Mann der Schmerzen' (on the artist's mount)
coloured paste on paper
image: 12 7/8 x 8¼ in. (32.8 x 20.8 cm.)
the artist's mount: 19 7/8 x 13¾ in. (50.4 x 34.9 cm.)
Executed in 1933
Provenance
Alex Vömel, Dusseldorf.
The Mayor Gallery, London, by 1934 (no. 539).
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 1 December 1981, lot 374.
Henry Kleemann, Munich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1980s.
Literature
'Künstlerische Nachhut', in Suddeutsche Zeitung, no. 201, September 1982 (illustrated).
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. VI, 1931-1933, Bern, 2002, no. 6452 (illustrated p. 475).
Exhibited
London, The Mayor Gallery, Paul Klee, January - February 1934, no. 28.
Munich, Galerie Kleemann, 1920 bis 1970, September 1982.
Houston, The Menil Collection, A Piece of the Moon World, Paul Klee in Texas Collections, March - June 1994, no. 22 (illustrated).
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