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Grausame Tiere by PAUL KLEE

PAUL KLEE

(SWISS, 1879 - 1940)

Grausame Tiere, 1926

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LOT DETAILS


Materials:

Watercolor, pencil, Indian ink and spray technique on paper, laid on cardboard

Measurements:

18.50 in. (47.00 cm.) (height) by 12.24 in. (31.10 cm.) (width)

Markings:

Signed upper right: Klee, also inscribed lower left VII.. - Perry T. Rathbone, St. Louis/Cambridge, Mass. 1945-1995 (label verso)

Provenance:

Paul Klee, Dessau. - Galerie Neue Kunst Fides (Rudolf Probst), Dresden 1926-1929. - Galerie Ferdinand Möller, Berlin 1929. - Galerie Kurt Mettler, Paris from 1929. - Karl Nierendorf Gallery, Berlin/New York. - Israel Ber Neumann Gallery, Berlin/New York. - Curt Valentin, Buchholz Gallery; Valentin Gallery Berlin/New York until 1946. - Wittrock Kunsthandel, Düsseldorf, until 1996. - Private collection, Switzerland. Exhibited: - Dresden 1926: Galerie Neue Kunst Fides, Paul Klee, 21.5. - end of June 1926. - Berlin 1929: Galerie Ferdinand Möller, Blaue Vier, October 1929. - New York 1944: Buchholz Gallery; Curt Valentin Gallery, The Blue four. Feininger Jawlensky Kandinksy Paul Klee, 31.10. - 25.11.1944. - Des Moines 1973: Des Moines Art Center, Klee. Paintings and Watercolors from the Bauhaus Years 1921 - 1931, 18.9. - 28.10.1973. Literature: - Paul-Klee-Stiftung, Kunstmuseum Bern (Ed.): Catalogue raisonné Paul Klee, vol. 4 (1923-26), Bern 2003, Cat. No. 3981(with ill.).

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