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

Jüngling mit Krallen (Youth with Claws)

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Jüngling mit Krallen (Youth with Claws)
signed and dated 'Klee 1911' (upper left); dated, inscribed and numbered 'Jüngling mit Krallen 1911 106' (on the artist's mount)
pencil on paper
sheet: 6¼ x 2? in. (16 x 5.5 cm.)
mount: 9? x 5½ in. (24.5 x 14 cm.)
Drawn in 1911
Provenance
Hermann & Margrit Rupf, Bern, until 1955.
Berggruen & Cie., Paris, from 1955 to 1956.
Contessa Anna Letizia Pecci Blunt, Rome, until 1982.
Private collection, Rome; sale, Christie's, Milan, 24 May 2005, lot 299.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. I, Bern, 1998, no. 701 (illustrated p. 410).
Exhibited
Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, May - June 1920, no. 281 (illustrated p. 24).
Bologna, Museo Morandi, Paul Klee, Figure e metamorfosi, November 2000 - March 2001, no. 1 (illustrated p. 109).

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