Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Eroberungsmaschine
Size: Image: 6 x 15.2; Mount: 23.5 x 32 cm
Medium: Pen and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1914
Marks: Dated '1914' and numbered '162' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Herwarth Walden, Galerie Der Sturm, Berlin (acquired from the above in 1917); Sally Falk, Mannheim (acquired from the above in 1918); Rudolf Pfrunder, Zurich (acquired from the above circa 1919); Israel Ber Neumann, Prints and Drawings, New Art Circle, Neumann Gallery, Berlin & New York (acquired from the above circa 1919); Laurence Eliot Bunker, Massachussets (acquired in Japan circa 1949); Acquired from the above by the present owners in 1961
Exhibition history: Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Expressionisten, Futuristen, Kubisten, 43rd exhibition, July 1916, no. 30; Tokyo, Kudan Garo, Northern European Art, December 1924, no. 1; Wellesley, Massachusetts, Jewett Arts Center, Department of Art, Wellesley College (on loan) Boston, Fogg Art Museum (on loan)

Date: 1998-12-08
Lot Number: 270