Bildnis Einer Veilchenaugigen (Portrait of A Violet-Eyed Woman)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Bildnis Einer Veilchenaugigen (Portrait of A Violet-Eyed Woman)
Size: Image: 22.1 x 19; Mount: 32.7 x 24.8 cm
Medium: Watercolour and brush and ink over pencil on paper laid down on tissue paper on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1921
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right, titled and dated '1921/65' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galka E. Scheyer, Braunschweig, New York & California; Karl Nierendorf, Cologne, Berlin & New York; Willem Beffie, Amsterdam, Brussels & New York; Leonard Lionni, Radda in Chianti & New York (by descent from the above); Sold: Sotheby's, New York, 9th November 2000, lot 45; Galerie Thomas, Munich; Private Collection; Acquired from the above)
Exhibition history: Dresden, Galerie Neue Kunst Fides, Paul Klee, 1924; Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Paul Klee. Paintings, Drawings, Prints, 1944, no. 63; New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Works by Klee, 1945, no. 50

Date: 2016-02-02
Lot Number: 5

Date: 2013-06-19
Lot Number: 44