Altliches Kind II (Elderly Child II)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Altliches Kind II (Elderly Child II)
Size: drawing sheet 48.3 x 31.4; mount 65.1 x 47.9 cm
Medium: Carbon drawing, on laid paper watermark MBM, mounted to card by the artist
Creation year: 1930
Marks: Signed on the drawing and dated, annotated and titled on the mount '1930 B. 2. altliches Kind II' in ink, framed
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern (1940); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (1946); Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York (1950) (label on reverse of frame); Curt Valentin Gallery, New York (1951); Mr. and Mrs. Ralph F. Colin, New York (1955); Christie's New York Modern Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph F. Colin, May 10, 1995, lot 30; Acquired from the previous by the current owner
Exhibition history: New York, Buchholz Gallery, Paul Klee - Sixty Unknown Drawings, Jan.-Feb., 1951, no. 44 (illustrated no. 46); New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Paul Klee Drawings, 1908-1940, (#52.639) (label on reverse of frame); Louisville, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Oct., 1952, no. 34; Poughkeepsie, Vassar College, Jan., 1953; Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Feb.-March, 1953; St. Louis, Washington University, March-April, 1953; Northampton, Smith College Museum, April-May, 1953; Manchester, The Currier Gallery of Art, May-June, 1953 and Minneapolis, Institute of Arts, June-Aug., 1953; London, Institute of Arts, Fifty Drawings by Paul Klee (Collection of Curt Valentin, New York), Nov.-Dec., 1953, no. 36. (label on reverse of frame); Berlin, Galerie Schuler, March-April, 1954; Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Paul Klee - Max Beckmann, Jan.-Feb., 1954, no. 36 (label on reverse of frame); New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., The Colin Collection, April-May, 1960, no. 40 (illustrated)

Phillips New York

Date: 2019-04-23
Lot Number: 14