Mola
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Mola
Size: image: 10.7 x 32.5; artist's mount: 18.9 x 39.8 cm
Medium: Gouache and watercolour on paper laid down on the artist's mount; gouache and pen and india ink on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1924
Marks: Signed 'Klee' (upper right), dated, numbered and inscribed '1924 226 Mola' (on the artist's mount)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: with Alfred Flechtheim, Dusseldorf, from July 1930; with Alex Vomel, Dusseldorf, until at least 1933; with Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris, until 1937; with Curt Valentin [Buchholz Gallery], New York, 1937-1938; Karl Nierendorf, New York, from 1938; Cornelia Mackin, Blue Hill, Maine, and thence by descent; with Roland Browse & Delbanco, by 1972; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 16 May 1984, lot 139; Private collection, Europe, and thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Dusseldorf, Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen (in association with Galerie Alfred Flechtheim), Paul Klee, June - July 1931, no. 166; New York, Buchholz Gallery, Paul Klee, March - April 1938, no. 20

Christie's London

Date: 2019-06-19
Lot Number: 128