Der Gelb-Grune
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Der Gelb-Grune
Size: 49.5 x 35 cm
Medium: Oil and pastel on linen laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1938
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right, dated, numbered and titled '1938 y 20 der gelb-grune' on the artist's mount
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Private collection, Bern (by 1954); Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne (1954); Werner Rusche, Cologne (1956); Munsterberger, Cologne (1959); Berggruen & Cie., Paris (1959); M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (1960); Hans Neumann, Caracas; Acquired from the above; Milada Neuman, Caracas (by descent from the above); Sale, Christie's, New York, 15 November 1990, lot 164; Private collection, Switzerland; Acquired at the above sale; Sale, Christie's, London, 30 June 1999, lot 526; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Basel, Kunsthalle, Gedachtnisausstellung Paul Klee, February-March 1941, p. 25, no. 231; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Paul Klee 1879-1940: A Retrospective Exhibition, February-April 1967, p. 125, no. 164 (illustrated); Basel, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee 1879-1940, June-August 1967, no. 181

Date: 2010-05-04
Lot Number: 64

Date: 1999-06-30
Lot Number: 526

Date: 1990-11-15
Lot Number: 164