Helldunkel-Studie (Chiaroscuro Study)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Helldunkel-Studie (Chiaroscuro Study)
Size: Image: 23.5 x 29.2; Mount: 31.1 x 43.8 cm
Medium: Brush, brown-black wash and watercolor on paper laid down by the artist on board
Creation year: 1921
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower left, dated, numbered and titled '1921. 20G.Helldunkel-Studie' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Berggruen & Cie., Paris; Galerie Tarica, Geneva & Paris; Abraham & Margit W. Chanin, New York; Yasuji Hatano, Tokyo; Sale: Christie's, New York, 19th November 1998, lot 554; Purchased at the above sale by the late owner
Exhibition history: New York, World House Galleries, Paul Klee: Watercolors and Drawings, 1958, no. 6; Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie., Paul Klee. Traces de la memoire, 1998-99, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin & Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Linie, Licht und Schatten. Meisterzeichnungen und Skulpturen der Sammlung Jan und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 1999, no. 154, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Miradas sin Tiempo. Dibujos, Pinturas y Esculturas de la Coleccion Jan y Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2000, no. 164, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Date: 2014-02-06
Lot Number: 161

Date: 1998-11-19
Lot Number: 554