Bildnis O.T
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Bildnis O.T
Size: Image: 47.9 x 32.1; Mount: 57.1 x 36.2 cm
Medium: Gouache on paper
Creation year: 1931
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower right, dated, numbered and titled '1931 T.10Bildnis O.T.' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Dusseldorf (by 1931); Galerie Simon [Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler], Paris; The Mayor Gallery, London; The Mayor Gallery and Leicester Galleries, London; Pamela Mayor; Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London; Alex and Rita K. Hillman, New York; Acquired from the above, 23. March 1955.; Gift from the above to the present owner, 16.October 1968
Exhibition history: Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee: Neue Bilder und Aquarelle, November-December 1931, no. 36; London, The Mayor Gallery, Paul Klee, June 1935, no. 8; London, Leicester Galleries, Paul Klee, March 1941, no. 31; London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., Twentieth-Century Masters,February-April 1955, no. 27 (illustrated); New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Summer Loan Exhibition:Paintings from New York Collections; Collection of Mrs. Alex Hillman and the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, July-November 1971,p. 1, no. 4; Bronx Museum of the Arts, Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, April-May 1972; Phoenix Art Museum, Selections from the Alex Hillman Collection, January-February 1975; Roslyn, Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Modern Masters: Paintings and Drawings from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation,December 1977-February 1978, no. 12 (illustrated); Austin, University of Texas; Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Museum of Art; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Museum of Art; Hunstville Museum of Art; St. Petersberg, Museum of Art; Lawrence, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas; Huntington Gallery; LittleRock, Arkansas Art Center; Williamsburg, Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary and Ames; Brunnier Gallery and Museum, Iowa State University, Selections from the Collection of the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, January1979-November 1985.; The Brooklyn Museum, Exhibition of Works from the Alex HillmanFamily Foundation, February 1986-January 1987.; The Brooklyn Museum, Modern Masters: French Art from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation Collection, June-August 1988.; Phoenix, The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Paintings and Drawings from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, December 1991-May1992

Date: 2008-11-05
Lot Number: 10