Besuch Der Erben (Visit Of The Heirs)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Besuch Der Erben (Visit Of The Heirs)
Size: 27 x 44.5 cm
Medium: Pencil on paper
Creation year: 1933
Marks: Signed 'Klee' in ink lower left pencil on tracing paper
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Werner Allenbach, Bern (by 1958); Berggruen & Cie, Paris (1958-1959); James Wise, Geneva, New York and Nice (after 1959); Lawrence A. Chusid, Canoga park, California (after 1973); Sold: Sotheby's, New York, October 22, 1975, lot 26; Sold: Karl U. Faber, Munich, May 28-29, 1976, lot 980; Sold: Sotheby's London, May 20, 1987, lot 98; Sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 14, 1997, lot 250
Exhibition history: Vienna, Galerie Wurthle, Paul Klee. Zeichnungen und Aquarelle 1913-40, 1959, no. 33; New York, New Art Center Gallery, Paul Klee. Drawings and Watercolors, 1960, no. 17

Date: 2008-02-06
Lot Number: 184

Date: 2006-09-12
Lot Number: 74
Notes: Paper discolored. handling creases thoughout, Perforated top edge, Mounted to backing board with paper hinges upper left and right corners, Lower left corner missing (approx. 1/4 by 1 inch section), Five repaired tears along top-- one re-torn approx. 1/2 inch (horizontal) at upper corner left and three small repairs along bottom, A knick and a cut are apparent lower right corner