Mit Dem Eingang (With The Entrance)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Mit Dem Eingang (With The Entrance)
Size: Image size: 45.7 x 35.2; Mount: 59.3 x 42.2 cm
Medium: Watercolor on paper laid down by the artist on board
Creation year: 1931
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right, titled, dated and numbered 'Mit demEingang 1931.S.5.' on the mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Hans & Erika Meyer Benteli, Bern; Berggruen & Cie., Paris (acquired from the above in 1956); Hendrickx Collection, Brussels (acquired from the above in 1957); Hamilton Galleries, London; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired in 1960); Klaus Dohrn, Frankfurt (acquired from the above in 1965); Sale: Galerie Wolfgang Ketterer, Munich, 23rd May 1977, lot 1048a; Fridart Foundation, Amsterdam (sold: Sotheby's, London, 29th June 1988, lot 359); Yoyoi Gallery, Japan (purchased at the above sale); Ogawa Museum of Art, Tokyo (acquired in 1991. Sold: Christie's, New York, 19th November 1998, lot 577); Purchased at the above sale by the late owner
Exhibition history: Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Klee, 1963, no. 41, illustrated in colour in the catalougue; Paris, Galerie Tarica, Paul Klee, 1963, illustrated in the catalogue; Southampton, Southampton City Art Gallery; Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery & Manchester, Manchester Art Gallery, Sounds of Colour, 1982-85, no. 18; Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie., Paul Klee. Traces de la memoire, 1998-99, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Linie, Licht und Schatten. Meisterzeichnungen und Skulpturen der Sammlung Jan und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 1999, no. 159, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, The Timeless Eye. Master Drawings from the Jan and Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski Collection,1999, no. 168, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Miradas sin Tiempo. Dibujos, Pinturas y Esculturas de la Coleccion Jan y Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2000, no. 168, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Paris, Musee Jacquemart-Andre, La Passion du Dessin. Collection Jan et Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2002, no. 153, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Munich, Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Das Ewige Auge - Von Rembrandt bis Picasso. Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Jan Krugier und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2007, no. 166, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Date: 2014-02-05
Lot Number: 20

Date: 1998-11-19
Lot Number: 577
Notes: A photo-certificated from Dr. Joseph Helfenstein of the Paul Klee Stiftung, dated 'Bern, 10 October 1988.' accompanies this watercolor which is recorded as '1931 Nr. 165 S5' in the artist's Oeuvre Catalogue