Mutter Und Kind
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Mutter Und Kind
Size: 45.1 x 30.5 cm
Medium: Pen and black ink on paper laid down by the artist on paper
Creation year: 1929
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper center, dated, numbered and titled '1929 E8 Mutter und Kind' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern (by descent from the artist, 1940-1946); Klee Gesellschaft, Bern (gift from the above, 1946-1951); Valentin Gallery, New York (1951-1953); Henry Kleemann, New York and Munich (1953-1954); Alex and Rita K. Hillman, New York (acquired from the above, November 1954); Gift from the above to the present owner, October 1968
Exhibition history: Zurich, Graphische Sammlung, ETH Zurich, Gedachtnisausstellung Paul Klee 1879-1940, October-December 1940, no. 90; New York, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, April-May 1972.; Phoenix Art Museum, Selections from the Alex Hillman Collection, January-February 1975.; Roslyn, Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Modern Masters: Paintings and Drawings from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, December 1977-February 1978, no. 11 (illustrated); Austin, University of Texas; Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Museum of Art; Hunstville, Alabama, Hunstville Museum of Art; St. Petersburg, Florida, Museum of Fine Arts; Lawrence, University of Kansas, Spencer Museum of Art; Huntington, West Virginia, Huntington Gallery; Little Rock, Arkansas Art Center; Williamsburg, Virginia, College of William and Mary, Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art and Ames, Iowa State University; Brunnier Gallery and Museum, Selections from the Collection of the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, January 1979-November 1985.; The Brooklyn Museum, Exhibition of Works from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, February 1986-January 1987.; The Brooklyn Museum, Modern Masters: French Art from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation Collection, June-August 1988

Date: 2008-11-06
Lot Number: 106