Bedrangt
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Bedrangt
Size: 29.7 x 20.9 cm
Medium: Pencil on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1939
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower left, dated, numbered and inscribed '1939 CC 6 bedrangt' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940 to 1946.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946, and thence to his estate; Acquired from the above by the late Ernst Beyeler in 2008
Exhibition history: Kiel, Kunsthalle, Im Gleichgewicht, Paul Klee und die Moderne, Nestler, Ruthenbeck, Visch, June - August 1987, no. 66; Stuttgart, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Paul Klee, Spatwerk, Arbeiten auf Papier 1937-1939, October 1990 - January 1991, no. 226 (illustrated), this exhibition later travelled to Emden, Kunsthalle. Bern, Kunstmuseum (on loan from 1992 to 1995); Frankfurt, Kunstverein, 13 Raume fur die Zeichnung, Die Schweizer Zeichnung im 20. Jahrhundert, September - November 1998 (ex. cat.), this exhibition later travelled to Salzburg, Rupertinum; Dusseldorf, Paul Klee, Kleinode, Die Sammlung, June - August 2001.; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Paul Klee, June - September 2008, no. 51 (illustrated p. 79); Ulm, Museum, Kosmos und Marionette, Paul Klee und die Romantik, March - May 2009, no. 5 (illustrated p. 49); Paris, Musee de l'Orangerie, Paul Klee 1879-1940, La collection d'Ernst Beyeler, April - July 2010, no. 19 (illustrated p. 46)

Date: 2011-06-22
Lot Number: 207