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Liegende Frau by PAUL KLEE
PAUL KLEE

(SWISS, 1879 - 1940)

Liegende Frau

1933


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LOT #243

JUNE 25, 2008

Christie's, London

Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper (Sale 7601)


Liegende Frau Regular price: $179.99 £ 67,250 GBP Premium132,294 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

watercolour and wash on paper attached to the artist's mount

Measurements:

19.49 in. (49.50 cm.) (height) by 25.20 in. (64.00 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

image: 32 x 43 cm.

Markings:

signed 'Klee' (upper right); inscribed, dated and numbered 'Scl IX 1933 M.13' (lower left on the artist's mount); inscribed 'liegende Frau' (lower right, on the artist's mount)

Exhibited:

Basel, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, October - November 1935, no. 139. Lucern, Fritz Hof Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, April - June 1936, no. 112. Stockholm, Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Paul Klee, March 1949, no. 27.

Literature:

The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. 6, 1931-1933, Berne, 2002, no. 6098 (illustrated pp. 321 & 329).

Provenance:

Lily Klee, Berne, by descent from the artist in 1940 until 1946. Klee-Gesellschaft, Berne, from 1946. Galerie Simon [Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler], Paris (no. 0973; photo no. 16571). Tycoon Trust, Ruggell. Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 28 June 2001, lot 474. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


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