Kleiner Gartengeist (Small Garden Ghost)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Kleiner Gartengeist (Small Garden Ghost)
Size: 48 x 30.5 cm
Medium: Watercolour and pencil on paper
Creation year: 1929
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower left
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin (on commission for sale from the artist in 1929); Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (on commission for sale from the artist in 1934); Contempora Art Circle (P. L. Wiener, J. B. Neumann), New York (on commission for sale from the artist in 1934); New Art Circle (J. B. Neumann), New York (on commission for sale from the artist in 1935); Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler) , Paris (on commission for sale from the artist in 1936); Roland Balay & Louis Carre, Paris (acquired by 1938); Olga Carre, Paris (her estate sale Piasa/Artcurial, Paris, December 9, 2002, lot 20); Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Berlin, Gakerie Albert Flechtheim, Paul Klee, 1929, no. 147; Frankfurt, Stadtisches Kunstinstitut, Von Abbild Zum Sinnbild, 1931, no. 119; Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Paul Klee, 1936 , no. 22; Paris, Galerie Roland Balay et Louis Carre, Paul Klee, Tableaux et Aquarelles de 1917 a 1937, 1938, no.13; L'Isle-sur-sa-Sorgue, Campredon Art et Culture, Louis Carre Histoire et Actualite, 2000

Date: 2013-11-07
Lot Number: 328