6 November 2013
Paul Klee (1879-1940)
signed 'Klee' (lower right); dated, numbered and titled '1938 A 6 Kinder-Fries' (on the artist's mount)
pastel on cotton laid down on paper mounted on card
Image size: 3 1/8 x 12½ in. (8 x 32 cm.)
Sheet size: 3¾ x 13 1/8 in. (9.5 x 33.4 cm.).
Mount size: 6 7/8 x 16¼ in. (17.5 x 41.2 cm.)
Executed in 1938
Lily Klee, Bern (1940-1946).
Klee Gesellschaft, Bern (1946-1947).
Richard Doetsch-Benziger, Basel (1947).
Galerie Beyeler, Basel (by 1970).
Private collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue Raisonné, Bonn, 2003, vol. 7, p. 502, no. 7648 (illustrated).
Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Paul Klee, Ein Kind träumt sich, December-January 1979, no. 207.
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