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Galerie Neue Kunst [Hans Goltz], Munich (no. 297), by whom acquired in June 1921.
Acquired by the late Ernst Beyeler, Basel, by 1960.
Please note that the present lot is illustrated on a larger scale than the size of the work in reality.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ERNST BEYELER
The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. 3, 1919-1922, Bern, 1999, no. 2430, p. 205 (illustrated).
Saarbrücken, Saarland Museum, Paul Klee - Wachstum regt sich, March - May 1990, no. 40, p. 109 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Karlsruhe, Städtische Galerie im Prinz-Max-Palais, June - August 1990.
Andros, Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation, Paul Klee, June - September 1993, no. 36, p. 91 (illustrated).
Munich, Haus der Kunst, Elan Vial oder das Auge des Eros, May - September 1994, no. 302 (illustrated).
Strasbourg, Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Paul Klee und die Natur der Kunst: Andacht zum kleinen, March - June 2004.
Bern, Zentrum Paul Klee, Paul Klee - Zaubergarten, May - August 2008.
Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, Paul Klee, 1879-1940, La collection d'Ernst Beyeler, April - July 2010.