Geister Des Theaters (Spirits Of The Theatre)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Geister Des Theaters (Spirits Of The Theatre)
Size: 27 x 21 cm
Medium: Watercolor on paper attached to the artist's mount
Creation year: 1939
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right, dated, numbered and inscribed '1939 J 19 Geister des Theaters' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940 to 1946.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946 to 1947.; Karl Nierendorf, Cologne, Berlin & New York, by 1947.; Private collection, Germany, and thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Wuppertal, Kunst- und Museumsverein, Paul Klee, January - February 1956, no. 76; Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, February 1956 - January 1957, no. 357; Cologne, Kunsthalle, Weltkunst aus Privatbesitz, May - August 1968, no. 31; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Paul Klee, October 1970 - January 1971, no. 243; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Elan Vital oder das Auge des Eros, May - August 1994, no. 424 (illustrated)

Date: 2015-02-05
Lot Number: 240