Figur Aus Dem Hades (Figure From Hades)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Figur Aus Dem Hades (Figure From Hades)
Size: 34.6 x 24.4 cm
Medium: Coloured wax and crayon on paper mounted on card
Creation year: 1938
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper left, dated '1938', numbered 'S 16' and titled on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern (by descent from the artist in 1940); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the above in 1946); Curt Valentin (Bucholz Gallery); Berlin & New York (acquired by 1953); World House Galleries, New York; Lillian L. Poses, New York (acquired from the above and sold by the estate: Sotheby's, New York, May 10, 1995, lot 374); Acquired at the above sale

Date: 2014-05-08
Lot Number: 381
Notes: Sheet is affixed to mount at several places around perimeter on verso and slightly time darkened, mount is t-hinged to a mat at two places along top edge on verso, there is some inherent creasing in the sheet, mostly visible around edges, and top edge of sheet is deckled, faint mat stain around perimeter of mount; Overall work is in very good condition

Date: 1995-05-10
Lot Number: 374