Kurze Seereise (Short Sea Voyage)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Kurze Seereise (Short Sea Voyage)
Size: 26.7 x 52.4 cm
Medium: Watercolour on cotton laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1930
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper left, dated, numbered and titled '1930 W iKurze Seereise' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: With Rudolf Probst [Galerie Neue Kunst Fides; Das Kunsthaus], Dresden and Mannheim, 1932-1933.; Erica Meyer-Benteli, Bern, by whom acquired directly from the artist, and thence by descent; Sale, Christie's, London, 4 December 1973, lot 98; Anonymous sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 7 June 1974, lot 146; Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel, by 1974.; Galerie Tamenaga, Tokyo; Acquired from the above by the present owner by 2001
Exhibition history: Bern, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, Walter Helbig, M. de Vlaminck, Phillipp Bauknecht, Arnold Huggler , January - February 1931, no. 101; Bern, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee , February - March 1935, no. 173; Basel, Kunsthalle, Gedachtnisausstellung Paul Klee , February - March 1941, no. 183

Date: 2016-02-02
Lot Number: 104

Date: 2008-11-07
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