Dacherblume (Rooftop Flowers)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Dacherblume (Rooftop Flowers)
Size: Image: 24.4 x 15.8; Mount: 31 x 21.5 cm
Medium: Watercolour, gouache and ink on paper
Creation year: 1919
Marks: Signed, dated '1919' and numbered '197'
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galerie Neue Kunst (Hans Goltz), Munich (1920); Dr Heinrich Stinnes, Cologne (until 1932); Estate of the above (1932-38); Sale: Gutekunst & Klipstein, Bern, 20th-22nd June 1938, lot 521; Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York (acquired in 1938); Eveline M. Burns, Bucks County, Pennsylvania (sale: Sotheby's, New York, 14th May 1986, lot 144); Berggruen & Cie., Paris (1986-90); Yuji Okusu, Tokyo (1990-98); Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Twenty Works by Paul Klee, 17th November 1998, lot 332; Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst (Hans Goltz), Paul Klee, 1920, no. 227; New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Paul Klee, 1938, no. 2; Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, International Watercolor Exhibition, 1939, no. 140; Geneva, Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Collection Berggruen, 1988, no. 39; Tubingen, Kunsthalle & London, Tate Gallery, Paul Klee: Die Sammlung Berggruen im Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York und im Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1989, no. 21, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Date: 2005-06-20
Lot Number: 40

Date: 1986-05-14
Lot Number: 144