Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Madonna
Size: 32 x 21.8 cm
Medium: Oil transfer drawing and watercolour on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1923
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower centre
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Katherine S. Dreier, New York, from 1926 to 1942.; Stephan Lion, New York, by 1942.; Karl Nierendorf, Cologne, Berlin & New York; Richard Sisson, Los Angeles & New York; Andre Emmerich, New York, until 1954.; Saidenberg Gallery, Inc., New York, from 1954 to 1956.; Ceil Cohen, by 1956.; Galerie Berggruen & Cie, Paris, by 1979.; Galerie Boulakia, Paris; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibition history: Dresden, Galerie Neue Kunst Fides, Paul Klee, May 1924.; Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee. Zweite Gesamtausstellung 1920-1925, May - June 1925, no. 74; Gera, Kunstverein, Stadtisches Museum, Paul Klee. Aquarelle, December 1925 - January 1926, no. 4; New York, Brooklyn Museum, International Exhibition of Modern Art [Assembled by Societe Anonyme], November 1926 - January 1927, no. 223; this exhibition later travelled to New York, Anderson Galleries, Buffalo, Albright Art Gallery and Toronto, Art Gallery; Palm Beach, Society of the 4 arts, Paintings by Paul Klee 1879-1940, March - April 1951, no. 26

Date: 2010-02-03
Lot Number: 223