Baubegin Im Garten
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Baubegin Im Garten
Size: canvas size: 26.2 x 29.8; mount size: 39.2 x 42.2 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas laid down on card
Creation year: 1929
Marks: Signed 'Klee' (lower right); dated, numbered and titled '1929 W.4. Baubegin im Garten' (on the artist's mount)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin and Dusseldorf; Rudolf Probst (Galerie Neue Kunst Fides; Das Kunsthaus), Dresden (until 1930); Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris; The Mayor Gallery, Ltd., London (acquired from the previous, 1935); Thomas P. Mahoney, Newport Beach (acquired from the previous, 1943); Theodore Schempp, New York; Henry J. Heinz, Pittsburgh; Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York; E.V. Thaw & Co., New York; Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London; Stephen Hahn Gallery, New York; Harold Diamond, Inc., New York; Pierre Schlumberger, New York (by 1986); Granard Investment and Trade, Ltd., London; Kathleen Lepercq, New York (until 1991); Kunstsalon Franke, Munich; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, March 1996
Exhibition history: London, The Mayor Gallery, Ltd., Paul Klee, June 1935, no. 19; London, The Mayor Gallery, Ltd., Inexpensive Pictures, December 1936, no. 14; London, The Leicester Galleries (Ernest Brown & Phillips, Ltd.), Paul Klee, February 1941, p. 9, no. 11; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen and Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Paul Klee: Im Zeichen der Teilung, January-July 1995, p. 357 (illustrated)

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Date: 2019-05-14
Lot Number: 147
Low Estimate: $150000 [-19%]
High Estimate: $200000 [-40%]
Hammer Price: $120000
Sold For: $150000