Salome
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Salome
Size: 22 x 18 cm
Medium: Oil transfer drawing and watercolour over chalk priming on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1920
Marks: Dated and inscribed '1920.ii Salome' on the artist's mount
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940 to 1946.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946 to 1947.; Richard Doetsch-Benziger, Basel, from 1947.; Thomas E. Krayenbuhl-Ewald, Oberrieden, until 1976.; Anonymous sale, Germann, Zurich, 5 May 1976, lot 188; Anonymous sale, Germann, Zurich, 18 November 1976, lot 392; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Kronprinzenpalais, Paul Klee, February 1923.; Lucerne, Galerie Rosengart, Paul Klee zum Gedachtnis, July - September 1945, no. 3; Basel, Galerie d'Art Moderne, Marie-Suzanne Feigel, Paul Klee, Tafelbilder und Aquarelle aus Privatbesitz, September - October 1949, no. 6; Basel, Kunstmuseum, Sammlung Richard Doetsch-Benziger, Malerei, Zeichnung und Plastik des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, June - July 1956, no. 151 (illustrated)

Date: 2011-02-10
Lot Number: 247