Alternde Venus (Aging Venus)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Alternde Venus (Aging Venus)
Size: Image: 31 x 48; Sheet 42.2 x 55.5 cm
Medium: Pencil and traces of red watercolor on Ingres handmade paper laid down on cardboard by the artist
Creation year: 1921
Marks: Signed upper left, dated, titled, numbered '211' on backing board lower corner and inscribed 'S. Kl.' lower left
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Berggruen & Cie, Paris; Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart (until 1955); Walter Bareiss, Munich / New York (1955- 1960); Paul Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills (1960, on the frame rear board with the label); Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf (1990-1994, in the framework of cardboard back with the label); Galerie Beyeler, Basel (on the frame rear board with the label); Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia
Exhibition history: Winter Exhibition, Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf, 1991-92, Cat 35, with Fig; Paul Klee (1879-1940), Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf, 9.2.-03.06.1993, Cat 8, with Fig.; Paul Klee in the guise of myth, Haus der Kunst, Munich / Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam 1999 / 2000th Cat 46, with Fig.(On the frame rear wall with the label)

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