Gewalt Des Riesen (Power Of The Giant)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Gewalt Des Riesen (Power Of The Giant)
Size: 43.2 x 31.8 cm
Medium: Watercolor on paper laid down on board
Creation year: 1933
Marks: Signed Klee (upper left); dated 1933, inscribed HI and titled (on the artist's mount)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris (until 1938); Karl Nierendorf, Cologne & New York (acquired in 1938); Eric Ponder (until 1962); Berggruen & Cie, Paris (acquired in 1962); James Wise, Geneva & New York (acquired in 1962); Sale: Galerie Motte, Geneva, July 10, 1970, lot 98 ; Galeria de Arte Portobello (and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 27, 1971, lot 49); Maurice Perea (acquired at the previous sale); Sale: Christie's, New York, November 20, 1980, lot 167; Sale: Christie's, New York, May 16, 1985, lot 165; Sale: Christie's, New York, November 20, 1986, lot 167; Acquired at the previous sale
Exhibition history: New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Paul Klee, 1941, no. 21; New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Works by Klee, 1945, no. 44; Palm Beach, Society of the Four Arts, Paintings by Paul Klee, 1951, no. 29; Geneva, Galerie George Moos, Paul Klee, 1963, no. 23

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 269
Low Estimate: $40000
High Estimate: $60000
Hammer Price: Not Sold