Beladener Wehrloser
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Beladener Wehrloser
Size: 45.1 x 30.5 cm
Medium: Pen and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1929
Marks: Signed 'Klee' centre left, dated, inscribed and numbered '1929 V.9. beladener Wehrloser' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940 to 1946.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946 to 1947.; Karl Nierendorf, Cologne, Berlin & New York, 1947; Karl Nierendorf Estate, 1947-1948.; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, from 1948 to 1971.; Galerie Beyeler, Basel, from 1972 to 1974.; Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris, from 1974.; Agenzia d'Arte moderna/contemporanea, Rome, until 1982.; Waddington Galleries Ltd., London, 1982.; Paolo Sprovieri, Rome; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1985, lot 196; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1987, lot 151; The Piccadilly Gallery, London; Galerie Marwan Hoss, Paris, by 2001; Patrice Trigano, Paris; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibition history: Basel, Kunsthalle, Gedachtnisausstellung Paul Klee, February - March 1941, no. 64; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Klee, Kunst ist ein Schopfungsgleichnis, September - November 1973, no. 51 (illustrated); Paris, Karl Flinker, 74 oeuvres de 1908 a 1940, March - May 1974, no. 42

Date: 2011-02-10
Lot Number: 286