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Please note the work is not laid down on the artist's mount, as incorrectly stated in the catalogue, but attached at the four reverse sheet corners.
Please note the Provenance for this lot:
Werner Allenbach, Berne (until 1959).
Berggruen & Cie, Paris.
Brook Street Gallery, London.
Alan Auslander Gallery, New York.
Bess. J. Cohen.
Estate of Bess J. Cohen (until 1980).
Saidenberg Gallery, Inc., New York (1980).
John Torson, New York.
Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf.
Anon. sale, Verrieres-le-Buisson, Htel de Ventes, 18. Nov. 1989, lot 71.
Anon. sale, Cornette-de-Saint Cyr, 7. June 1994, lot 78.
Please note the following literature reference for the work:
W. Grohmann, Paul Klee. Handzeichnungen, Cologne, 1959 (p. 36).