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Daemonische Marionetten (Demonic Puppets) by PAUL KLEE

PAUL KLEE

(SWISS, 1879 - 1940)

Daemonische Marionetten (Demonic Puppets), 1929

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LOT DETAILS


Materials:

Gouache and pen on linen laid down on card

Measurements:

14.57 in. (37.00 cm.) (height) by 9.84 in. (25.00 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

Mount: 64.5 By 49 Cm

Markings:

Signed Klee and titled daemonische marionetten (lower right) and dated 1929 n.8 (lower left), also numbered 51/171/2 on lower left of mount

Exhibited:

Munich, Haus der Kunst, Die Maler am Bauhaus, 1950, no. 141. Lucern, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Deutsche Kunst, Meisterwerke des 20. Jahrhunderts, 1953, no. 280, illustrated in color in the catalogue. Venice, Deutscher Pavillon, XXVII Biennale di Venezia, 1954, no. 27

Literature:

The Paul Klee Foundation & Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, eds., Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné, 1927-1930, vol.V, Bern, 1999, no. 4804, illustrated p. 283

Provenance:

Rudolf Probst, Dresden (acquired in 1929). Helmuth Domizlaff, Munich. Sale: Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, June 18, 1986, lot 394. Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired at the above sale). Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998

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