Gartenfigur
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Gartenfigur
Size: 81.5 x 61.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1932
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Kahnweiler Gallery, Paris (acquired between 1935-1937); Nierendorf Gallery, New York (acquired from this, around 1937); Collection Walcott; James Goodman Gallery, New York (acquired circa 1980); Galerie Tarica, Paris (acquired with it); Acquired from the latter by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge, June 24, 1991
Exhibition history: Berlin, Paul Cassirer Gallery, Lebendige deutsche kunst, decembre 1932-janvier 1933, no. 51; Berne, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, fevrier-mars 1935, no. 70; Bale, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, octobre-novembre 1935, no. 58 (illustrated); New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Paul Klee, janvier-fevrier 1941, no. 2; Sarrebruck, Saarland Museum et Karlsruhe, Prinz-Max-Palais, Paul Klee: Wachstum regt sich. Klees Zwiesprache mit der Natur, mars-aout 1990, p. 259, no. 129 (illustre en couleur, p. 189)

Date: 2009-02-23
Lot Number: 61