Ebene Landschaft (Flat Landscape)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Ebene Landschaft (Flat Landscape)
Size: sheet:; 18.5 x 27.1; mount:; 21 x 29 cm
Medium: Gouache and watercolor on paper mounted on cardboard
Creation year: 1924
Marks: Signed Klee (upper right); titled, dated 1924 and numbered 134 (on the artist's mount)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Rudolf Probst (Galerie Neue Kunst Fides, Das Kunsthaus), Dresden & Mannheim (acquired in 1930); Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris (acquired by 1932); Galka E. Scheyer, Germany & United States (acquired in 1937); Karl Nierendorf, Cologne, Berlin & New York (acquired circa 1938); Peggy Guggenheim, New York; James Gilvarry, New York (and sold: Christie's, New York, November 14, 1984, lot 410); Private Collection, New York (acquired at the previous sale); Thence by descent
Exhibition history: Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, Zweite Gesamtausstellung 1920-1925, 1925, no. 148; Gera, Geraer Kunstverein, Stadtisches Museum, Paul Klee, Aquarelle, 1925-26, no. 40; Dresden, Galerie Neue Kunst Fides, Paul Klee, 1926, no. 21; Dresden, Galerie Neue Kunst Fides, Paul Klee zum 50, Geburtstage, Aquarelle aus den Jahren 1920-1929, 1930, no. 22; Saarbrucken, Staatliches Museum Saarbrucken, Paul Klee, Aquarelle aus 25 Jahren, 1905 bis 1930, 1930, no. 46; Hollywood, Hollywood Gallery of Modern Art & Oakland, Oakland Art Gallery, Paintings by Paul Klee, 1935, n.n; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, Paul Klee, 1937, n.n. ; Hollywood, Putzel Gallery, Recent Pictures by Paul Klee, 1937, no. 23; New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Paul Klee, 1941, no. 41; Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art & Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Paul Klee, Private Collection James Gilvarry, 1960, n.n.; Champaign, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Paintings, Drawings and Prints by Paul Klee from the James Gilvarry Collection, 1964, no. 11; Indianapolis, Herron Museum of Art, Paul Klee, 1966, no. 9; Santa Barbara, The Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, Paul Klee, Oils, Watercolors, Gouaches, Drawings, Prints from the James Gilvarry Collection, 1967, no. 11, illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-05-15
Lot Number: 246
Low Estimate: $100000
High Estimate: $150000
Hammer Price: Not Sold