Apparat fur magnetische behandlung der pflanzen (Apparatus for the magnetic treatment of plants)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Apparat fur magnetische behandlung der pflanzen (Apparatus for the magnetic treatment of plants)
Size: Sheet; 22.2 x 28.2 Mount: 34.3 x 40 cm
Medium: Pen and ink on paper attached to the artist's mount
Creation year: 1921
Marks: Signed 'Klee', dated '1921' upper right, titled and dated '1921/149' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern. Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne; Acquired from the above in 1940; Saidenberg Gallery, New York; Acquired from the above in 1962; D.T. Burgen, Minneapolis & London; Acquired from the above in 1965; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; On loan from the above 1966-73.; Achim Moeller Ltd., London; Acquired from the above in 1973; Sale: Sotheby's, London, 5th December 1973, lot 193; Waddington Galleries Ltd., London; Joseph Wolpe, South Africa; Acquired from the above in 1976; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibition history: Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Paul Klee, 1923.; Zurich, ETH, Gedachtnisausstellung Paul Klee 1879-1940, 1940, no. 16; New York, Saidenberg Gallery, Paintings and Drawings by Paul Klee, 1963, no. 7; London, Achim Moeller Ltd, Selected 19th and 20th Century Paintings, Drawings and Graphics, 1973

Date: 2007-02-06
Lot Number: 133