Magdalena Kury Vor Der Bekehrung
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Magdalena Kury Vor Der Bekehrung
Size: 29.5 x 20.6 cm
Medium: Gouache over pencil on paper laid down by the artist on board
Creation year: 1938
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper left, dated, numbered and titled '1938 A 15 Magdalena vor der Bekehrung' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris (until 1939); Karl Nierendorf, New York (1939); Galka E. Scheyer, Los Angeles and New York; Ruth McClymonds Maitland, Los Angeles; Walter McClymonds Maitland, Drake (by descent from the above, until 1985); Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 November 1985, lot 153; Achim Moeller Fine Art, Ltd., New York (by 1987); Helen Serger (La Boetie), Inc., New York; Robert M. Light & Co., Inc., Boston and Santa Barbara; Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 27 June 1989, lot 55; Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 3 December 1996, lot 298; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Paul Klee. An Exhibition in Honor of the Sixtieth Birthday of the Artist, February 1940, no. 31; Beverly Hills, Modern Institute of Art, Klee: 30 Years of Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Lithographs, 1948, no. 17; Venice, Museo d'Arte Moderna Ca'Pesaro and Milan, Palazzo Reale, Paul Klee nelle collezioni private, June-December 1986, no. 145 (illustrated in color, p. 200); New York, Achim Moeller Fine Art, Ltd., Paul Klee (1879-1940), February-March 1987, no. 13

Date: 2008-05-07
Lot Number: 138

Date: 1996-12-03
Lot Number: 298