29 June 2005
Property from the Collection of Gerhard and Marianne Pinkus
Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Narretei (Kornfeld 84 IIb)
lithograph, 1922, on Wilhelm wove paper, second (final) state, signed and titled in pencil, numbered 7/16, with margins, some light-staining, a few small, unobtrusive paper losses and thin areas backed with Japon at the upper sheet edge, a small abrasion in the centre of the subject, a small yellow stain at the upper left corner, otherwise generally in good condition
L. 802 x 142 mm., S. 325 x 250 mm.
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