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E. Weyhe Gallery, New York.
Harold Diamond, Inc., New York.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 19 November 1986, lot 58.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION
E-M. Triska, 'Die Quadratbilder Paul Klees - ein Biespiel für das Verhältnis seiner Theorie zu seinem Werk', in exh. cat. Paul Klee, Das Werk der Jahre 1919-1933, Gemälde, Handzeichnungen, Druckgraphik, Köln, 1979, p. 49.
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. 2, 1913-1918, Bern, 2000, no. 1365 (illustrated p. 228).
Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, May - June 1920, no. 92.
Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Paul Klee. Hans Mattis Teutsch. Gesamtschau. 99, July - August 1921, no. 42.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Cubism and Abstract Art, March - April 1936, no. 107 (illustrated).
Philadelphia, The Art Alliance, Paul Klee, Paintings, Drawings, Prints, March - April 1944, no. 2.