Geoffneter Berg
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Geoffneter Berg
Size: 23.1 x 18.89 cm
Medium: Watercolour and pen and India ink on paper
Creation year: 1914
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right, dated, titled and numbered '1914.95.Geoffneter Berg' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Israel Ber Neumann (Graphisches Kabinett, New Art Circle, Neumann Gallery), Berlin and New York; W.W. Crocker, Burlingame, California; Sale, Sotheby's, New York, 25 February 1970, lot 7; Mr and Mrs Jack Wolgin, Philadelphia, by 1970; Sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1977, lot 254a; Henry M. Reed, New Jersey, by whom acquired at the above sale; Sale, Christie's, New York, 14 November 1996, lot 178; Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf, by 2000.; Anonymous sale, Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 6 June 2008, lot 70; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Berlin, Galerie der Sturm (Herwarth Walden), Albert Bloch, Paul Klee, March 1916, no. 19; Basel, Galerie Corray, Der Sturm, July 1917, no. 48; Paris, Galerie Pierre, La Peinture Surrealiste, November 1925.; Philadelphia, The Art Alliance, Paul Klee, Paintings, Drawings, Prints, March - April 1944, no. 33; San Francisco, Museum of Art, on loan, 1967-1969 (no. 70.67.9); Philadelphia, Museum of Art, on loan, Summer 1970 (no. 18-1970-17); San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery, Color and Form, November 1971 - January 1972, no. 35; this exhibition later travelled to Oakland, Art Museum, January - March 1972 and Seattle, Museum of Art, March - May 1972

Date: 2010-02-02
Lot Number: 38

Date: 2008-06-06
Lot Number: 70