Die Schattige (The Shadowy One)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Die Schattige (The Shadowy One)
Size: 29.5 x 20.9 cm
Medium: Watercolour on Japan paper
Creation year: 1939
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper centre, dated '1939' , numbered 'E15' and titled on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Werner Allenbach, Berne (acquired in 1954); Galerie Rosengart, Luzerne (acquired in 1954); Dr Werner Rusche, Cologne (from 1954); Klaus Eberhard, Munich; Klaus Gebhard, Wuppertal (until 1976); Peter Carsten Lempelius, Munich (from 1976); Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf (acquired in 1977); Johann Clemens Porer, Munich (until 1989); Sale: Christie's, London, 27th June 1989, lot 232; Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Cologne-Braunsfeld, Klee, 1955, illustrated in the catalogue; Dusseldorf, Kunsthandel Dusseldorf, Paul Klee, 1879 -1940. Aquarelle - Zeichnungen - Graphik, 1977, illustrated in the catalogue; New York, Jan Krugier Gallery & Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie , Paul Klee, Traces of Memory, 1998, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, The Third Eye : Fantasies, Dreams and Visions, 2005-06

Date: 2014-06-24
Lot Number: 344