Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Festungsbau
Size: Image: 24.5 x 18.8; Mount: 29 x 23.5 cm
Medium: Watercolor on joined paper laid down by the artist on board
Creation year: 1921
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right, titled, dated and numbered 'Festungs-Bau 1921/49' on the mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Klaus Gebhard, Wuppertal (to 1976); Peter Carsten Lempelius, Munich (from 1976); Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf; Johann Clemens Porer, Munich (to 1989); Galerie Thomas, Munich (1989-1990)
Exhibition history: Dusseldorf, Galerien Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, June-July 1931, no. 136; Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Paul Klee, May-June 1952, no. 40; Dusseldorf, Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Paul Klee, November-December 1977.; Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Paul Klee Das Fruhwerk 1883-1922, December 1979-March 1980, no. 443; Munich, Galerie Thomas, 25 Jahre danach, February-April 1990, no. 29 (illustrated in color)

Date: 2001-05-10
Lot Number: 136