Alter krieger
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Alter krieger
Size: Sheet: 47.1 x 30.6 cm; Mount 58.5 x 41.5 cm cm
Medium: Watercolor and charcoal on paper laid down on card
Creation year: 1929
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper left, dated, numbered and titled '1929 3.H.31. Alter Krieger' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Rudolf Probst (Galerie Neue Kunst Fides; Das Kunsthaus); Dresden and Mannheim (1930-1932); Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris; Galka E. Scheyer, Los Angeles (1937); Karl Nierendorf; New York. J.B. Neumann (New Art Circle); Berlin and New York (by 1938); Anon. sale; Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, 9 June 1986, lot 606
Exhibition history: Dresden, Galerie Neue Kunst Fides, Paul Klee zum 50, Geburtstage, Aquarelle aus den Jahren, 1920-1929, February-March 1930, no. 77; Staatliches Museum Saarbrucken, Paul Klee, Aquarelle aus 25 Jahren, 1905 bis 1930 , March-April 1930.; Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Paul Klee, Gemalde, Aquarelle, Graphik 1903 bis 1930, March-April 1931.; Los Angeles, Hollywood Gallery of Modern Art and Oakland Art Gallery, Paul Klee, Paintings , July-September 1935.; San Francisco Museum of Art, Exhibition Paul Klee , January-February 1937.; New York, Neumann-Willard Gallery, Paul Klee, Collection of Neumann-Willard Gallery , May-June 1939, no. 16; New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin); New York, Willard Gallery, Paul Klee , October-November 1940, no. 64; Northampton, Massachusetts, Smith College; Chicago, The Arts Club; The Portland Art Museum; The San Francisco Museum of Art; Los Angeles, The Stendahl Art Galleries; St. Louis, City Art Museum; Wellesley College and New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Paul Klee, Memorial Exhibition, January-July 1941, no. 40

Date: 2015-05-15
Lot Number: 1152