Der Clown Und Seine Blume
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Der Clown Und Seine Blume
Size: 21 x 29.8 cm
Medium: Gouache, watercolour and pencil on paper attached to the artist's mount
Creation year: 1939
Marks: Signed 'Klee' centre left, dated, inscribed and numbered '1939 E 12 der Clown und seine Blume' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940 to 1946.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946 to 1947.; Karl Nierendorf, Cologne, Berlin & New York, 1947, and thence to his estate in 1947-1948.; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, from 1948 to 1988. (no. FN1172X71); Acquavella Galleries, New York; Fujii International Gallery, Tokyo; Achim Moeller Fine Art Ltd., New York; DOBE Collection, Zurich; Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 9 May 1991, lot 146; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Paul Klee, October 1947, no. 2; New York, Achim Moeller Fine Art Ltd., Paul Klee 1879-1940, February - March 1987, no. 11; Monte-Carlo, Galerie Artis Monte-Carlo, Tableaux de Maitres Impressionnistes et Modernes, August - September 1988.; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Elan Vital oder das Auge der Eros, May - August 1994, no. 427 (illustrated)

Date: 2012-02-08
Lot Number: 269