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

Nackte Frau

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Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Nackte Frau
signed 'Klee' (lower right); dated, numbered and inscribed '1931 V.13 nackte Frau' (on the artist's mount)
pencil on paper laid down on the artist's mount
image: 18 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. (48.3 x 20.7 cm.)
artist's mount: 25 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. (65 x 35.2 cm.)
Drawn in 1931
Provenance
Werner Allenbach, Bern, until 1957.
Galerie Berggruen & Cie., Paris, by 1957.
G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, from 1957 to 1960.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by 1960.
Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London.
B.C. Holland Gallery, Chicago.
Paul Haim & Co., Paris, until 1972.
Saidenberg Gallery, Inc., New York, from 1972 to 1975.
Galleria Castelnuovo, Ascona.
Max Wydler Kunsthandel, Zurich.
Acquired from the above, and thence by descent to the present owner.
Literature
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. VI, 1931-1933, Bern, 2002, no. 5638 (illustrated p. 142).
Exhibited
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, USA, October - November 1960, no. 87; this exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, Kunstmuseum, The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna.
Cologne, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, Das Werk der Jahre 1919-1933, Gemälde, Handzeichnungen, Druckgraphik, April - June 1979, no. 321 (illustrated).
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