Bildnis in Der Laube
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Bildnis in Der Laube
Size: Image: 33.3 x 24.1; Mount: 57.5 x 46.4 cm
Medium: Watercolour and gouache over glue priming on paper, laid down on cardboard by the artist with an upper and lower marginal strip in gouache
Creation year: 1930
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper left, numbered, dated, numbered again and titled 'VIII 1930. 7. Bildnis in der Laube' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Alfred Flechtheim, Dusseldorf (until 1931); Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris; The Mayor Gallery, London (by 1935); Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London (by 1966); Saidenberg Gallery, New York (by 1969); Galerie Athenee AG, Triesenberg. Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., New York (1989); Stolen from the above and recovered with the assistance of the Art Loss Register
Exhibition history: Dusseldorf, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee. Kunsteverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen in Verbindung mit der Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, June-July 1931, no. 222; London, The Mayor Gallery, Paul Klee, June 1935, no. 5; London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Painters of the Bauhaus, March-April 1962, no. 136 (illustrated); London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Paul Klee, June-July 1966, no. 37 (illustrated); New York, Saidenberg Gallery, Paul Klee. A Retrospective Exhibition, October-November 1969, no. 34 (illustrated)

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