Gelande des Ubermutes (Area of High Spirits)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Gelande des Ubermutes (Area of High Spirits)
Size: Cotton: 42.5 x 25.4; Mount: 51.4 x 34 cm
Medium: Charcoal and sanguine on cotton laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1937
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower right, dated, numbered and titled '1937 M 18 gelande des ubermutes' lower centre on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Rolf & Catherine E. Burgi, Bern, and thence by descent in 1967; Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by whom acquired from the above in 1968.; Fischer Fine Art Ltd., London (no. Kc2270), by whom acquired from the above in 1973. ; Private collection, Australia, by whom acquired from the above; sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 February 2007, lot. 435; Landau Fine Art, Montreal; Acquired from the above by the late Ernst Beyeler, Basel
Exhibition history: Bologna, Galleria De'Foscherari, Klee, November - December 1971 (illustrated); This exhibition later travelled to Milan, Galleria Eunomia, January 1972.; London, Fischer Fine Art, Paul Klee, 1879-1940, September - October 1975, no. 20 (illustrated); Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Paul Klee, June - September 2008, no. 41 (illustrated); Monchsberg, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Paul Klee, Melodie/Rythmus/Tanz, October - February 2009, p. 217 (illustrated); Paris, Musee de l'Orangerie, jardin des Tuileries, Paul Klee, 1879-1940, La collection d'Ernst Beyeler, April - July 2010, no. 16, p. 41 (illustrated)

Date: 2011-06-21
Lot Number: 11

Date: 2007-02-06
Lot Number: 435