Aeolsharfe (Aeolian Harp)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Aeolsharfe (Aeolian Harp)
Size: 9.9 x 20.9 cm
Medium: Watercolour, pen and ink and pencil on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1922
Marks: Signed Klee lower left, dated '1922', numbered '89 S. Cl' and titled on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Anderson Galleries, New York; Lily Klee, Bern (acquired in 1940); Galerie Hans Ulrich Gasser, Zurich (acquired from the above in 1945); Erna & Curt Burgauer, Kusnacht, Switzerland (acquired from the above in 1945; sale: Christie's, London, 26th June 1996, lot 251); Purchased at the above sale by the late owner
Exhibition history: Munich, Galerie Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, Zweite Gesamtausstellung, 1925, no. 66; Winterthur, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, 1952, no. 35; Bern, Kunstmuseum, Ausstellung Paul Klee, 1956, no. 478; New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, Paul Klee, Traces of Memory, 1998, no. 9, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Paul Klee, 1998, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie, Paul Klee. Traces de la memoire, 1998-99, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin & Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Linie, Licht und Schatten. Meisterzeichnungen und Skulpturen der Sammlung Jan und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 1999, no. 155, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, The Timeless Eye. Master Drawings from the Jan and Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski Collection, 1999, no. 168, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Miradas sin Tiempo. Dibujos, Pinturas y Esculturas de la Coleccion Jan y Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2000, no. 165, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Paris, Musee Jacquemart-Andre, La passion du dessin. Collection Jan et Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2002, no. 151, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Analogias Musicales. Kandinsky y sus contemporaneos, 2003, no. 190, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Bern, Zentrum Paul Klee, Paul Klee. Melodie und Rhythmus, 2006, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Das Ewige Auge - Von Rembrandt bis Picasso. Meisterwerke der Sammlung Jan Krugier und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2007, no. 161, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Date: 2014-02-06
Lot Number: 122