13 May 1999
Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Zwerg und Maske
signed 'Klee' (lower center); titled, dated and numbered 'Zwerg und Maske 1926 A. null' (on the mount)
pen and black ink on paper laid down by the artist on board
Sheet size: 6 x 6 in. (16.5 x 16.5 cm.)
Mount size: 10.3/8 x 14 in. (26.2 x 35.5 cm.)
Drawn in 1926
Alfred Flechtheim, Dsseldorf and Berlin (after 1929)
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W. Grohmann, Paul Klee, Paris, 1929 (illustrated).
W. Grohmann, Paul Klee: Handzeichnungen 1921-1930, Berlin, 1934, no. 46.
The Paul Klee Stiftung, Bern has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
A photo-certificate from Dr. Josef Helfenstein and Dr. Michael Baumgartner of the Paul Klee Stiftung dated Bern, 20 March 1999 accompanies this drawing.
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