Baumchen (Kleiner Baum Im Gebusch) (Little Tree - Little Tree Amid Shrubbery)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Baumchen (Kleiner Baum Im Gebusch) (Little Tree - Little Tree Amid Shrubbery)
Size: 41.7 x 29.5 cm
Medium: Oil on paper with watercolour and pen and ink borders laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1919
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower right, dated '1919' lower centre and numbered '250' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Strasser Collection, Zurich; Sir & Lady Edward Hulton, London; Acquired by 1955; Galerie Beyeler, Basel; Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1973
Exhibition history: London, Tate Gallery, Works by Paul Klee from the Collection of Mrs Edward Hulton, 1955, no. 9 (with incorrect medium); Edinburgh, The Royal Scottish Academy & London, Tate Gallery, Der Blaue Reiter: The Blue Rider Group, 1960, no. 88; Wuppertal, Kunst- und Museumsverein; Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen; Frankfurt, Frankfurter Kunstverein; Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall, Sammlung Sir Edward und Lady Hulton, London, 1964-65, no. 71; Zurich, Kunsthaus, Sammlung Sir Edward und Lady Hulton, London, 1967-68, no. 73; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Klee. 'Kunst ist ein Schopfungsgleichnis', 1973, no. 13, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Date: 2009-06-24
Lot Number: 21