Komische Alte
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Komische Alte
Size: 32.7 x 18 cm
Medium: Watercolor and pen and ink over pencil on paper laid down on the artist's painted card
Creation year: 1923
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper left, dated, numbered and titled '1923 92 Komische Alte' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galerie Neue Kunst (Hans Goltz), Munich (by 1925); Lily Klee, Bern (1940); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (1946); Nierendorf Gallery, New York; Beatrice Atkin Ostern (acquired from the above, 1947); By descent from the above to the present owners
Exhibition history: Wiesbaden, Neues Museum, Herbst-Ausstellung, Fall 1924.; Kunsthalle Mannheim, Zwei Kunstlerphantasten, Paul Klee und Alfred Kubin, November 1924-January 1925, no. 55; Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst (Hans Goltz), Paul Klee, Zweite Gesamtausstellung 1920-1925, May-June 1925, no. 83; New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Paul Klee, October 1947, no. 28

Date: 2011-11-02
Lot Number: 137