Giftbeeren (Poisonous Berries)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Giftbeeren (Poisonous Berries)
Size: Image: 15.4 x 22.2; Mount: 23.5 x 31.5 cm
Medium: Watercolour on chalk-grounded gauze on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1920
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right, titled and dated '1920.92' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (until 1964); Horst Pavel, Bad Homburg (acquired from the above in 1964); Private Collection, Germany (by descent from the above. Sold: Sotheby's, London, 28th June 1999, lot 25); Private Collection, New York
Exhibition history: Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Kronprinzenpalais, Paul Klee, 1923; London, The Tate Gallery in the National Gallery, Paul Klee, 1945, no. 42; Venice, Museo d'Arte Moderna Ca'Pesaro & Milan, Palazzo Reale, Paul Klee nelle collezioni private, 1986, no. 44, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen & Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Paul Klee: Im Zeichen der Teilung, 1995, no. 86, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Date: 1999-06-28
Lot Number: 25