Seiltanzer, from Kunst der Gegenwart
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Seiltanzer, from Kunst der Gegenwart
Size: 52 x 38.1 cm
Edition Size: 220 (+ edition of 80 printed on Japan paper)
Medium: Lithograph in colors on Laid paper
Creation year: 1923
Marks: With BSB watermark, Signed, Dated and Inscribed in pencil
Category: Prints

Christie's London

Date: 2017-09-19
Lot Number: 44
Low Estimate: $15720 [+0%]
High Estimate: $23580 [-33%]
Hammer Price: $15720
Sold For: $19650
Notes: Signed, dated and numbered 23 138 in pencil, published by r. piper & co, Munich, with their blind-stamp, the full sheet, a deckle edge at right, pale light-staining, generally in good condition, framed

Christie's London

Date: 2016-03-15
Lot Number: 62
Low Estimate: $34810
High Estimate: $48740
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: Numbered 23 138, published by R. Piper & Co, Munich, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, a deckle edge at right, the pink fresh and bright, in good condition, framed

Christie's London

Date: 2015-09-16
Lot Number: 36
Low Estimate: $39230 [-4%]
High Estimate: $54920 [-31%]
Hammer Price: $37660
Sold For: $47080

Date: 2014-12-11
Lot Number: 38
Low Estimate: $43400 [-2%]
Hammer Price: $42100
Notes: Signed and with work number '23 138' with 'Mar?es-Gesellschaft' stamp

Date: 2013-04-29
Lot Number: 59
Low Estimate: $30000
High Estimate: $60000
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: Signed and inscribed with the work number '23 138' in pencil with publisher blindstamp; Pale light stain, pale mat stain verso, some printer's ink at top of left and right sheet edges, A few areas of old glue and paper tape residue at top and left sheet edges verso (some associated light abrasion), Small area of light abrasion at right sheet edge verso, a few small foxing spots or (glue?) stains in the margins and verso (one almost imperceptible at left image edge), some unobtrusive handling creases, some rippling in the top margin, otherwise in good condition, with full margins; Framed

Date: 2012-12-07
Lot Number: 51
Low Estimate: $45600
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: Signed and inscribed with work number '23 138' and 'Mar?es-Gesellschaft' blindstamp

Date: 2012-12-01
Lot Number: 8219
Low Estimate: $45400 [-8%]
High Estimate: $45490 [-8%]
Hammer Price: $41500
Notes: Signed, dated and inscribed '138' with collector's dry stamp

Date: 2012-06-22
Lot Number: 3450
Low Estimate: $52600
High Estimate: $63200
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: Signed lower right 'Klee', dated and inscribed lower left '1923 138' with blue stamp lower left outside of the image

Date: 2012-06-06
Lot Number: 51
Low Estimate: $62400
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: Numbered '23 138' with 'Mar?es-Gesellschaft' stamp

Date: 2012-01-25
Lot Number: 50
Low Estimate: $20000
High Estimate: $30000
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: Signed, dated '23' and numbered '138' in pencil with the Marees-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich blindstamp and 'BSB' watermark; Printed at the Staatliches Bauhaus, Weimar, the pink attenuated, the palest light- and mat staining, a pale moisture stain at lower right sheet edge, otherwise in good condition; Framed

Date: 2011-06-24
Lot Number: 3525
Low Estimate: $59500 [+8%]
High Estimate: $71400 [-9%]
Hammer Price: $64300
Notes: Signed, dated, and inscribed '1923 138' with dry stamp of the publisher and 'BSB' watermark '

Date: 2011-06-17
Lot Number: 99
Low Estimate: $58800 [-6%]
Hammer Price: $55200
Notes: Signed by the artist in pencil 'Klee', lower right, inscribed with the work number '23 138', watermark 'BSB' on the edge and blind stamp from Blindstempel der Mar?es

Date: 2011-04-21
Lot Number: 32
Low Estimate: $30000
High Estimate: $40000
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: Signed and annotated with the artist's work number '23 138' in pencil with the Mar?es-Gesellschaft, R. Piper &Co., Munich, blindstamp; Printed at the Staatliches Bauhaus,Weimar; The pink slightly attenuated, pale light- and mat staining, a moisture stain at lower right sheet edge, otherwise in good condition; Framed

Date: 2010-11-24
Lot Number: 578
Low Estimate: $40600
High Estimate: $54100
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: Hand-signed 'Klee' and inscribed '23 13' with publisher's blind stamp

Date: 2010-06-18
Lot Number: 67
Low Estimate: $44800 [+19%]
Hammer Price: $53700
Notes: Signed 'Klee' lower right, numbered '23 138' lower left with 'BSB' watermark and publisher blindstamp lower right

Date: 2009-12-12
Lot Number: 193
Low Estimate: $51500 [-5%]
High Estimate: $58800 [-17%]
Hammer Price: $48500
Notes: Signed, dated and inscribed '138'

Date: 2008-11-28
Lot Number: 53
Low Estimate: $30 [+107566%]
High Estimate: $36100 [-10%]
Hammer Price: $32300
Sold For: $37870
Notes: With 'BSB' watermark in circle

Date: 2007-11-29
Lot Number: 1421
Low Estimate: $44400 [-10%]
High Estimate: $59200 [-32%]
Hammer Price: $39900
Notes: With 'BSB' watermark in circle

Date: 2007-06-01
Lot Number: 75
Low Estimate: $67200 [-15%]
Hammer Price: $56500
Notes: Signed, inscribed and dated

Date: 2007-03-02
Lot Number: 119
Low Estimate: $20000 [+35%]
High Estimate: $25000 [+8%]
Hammer Price: $27000
Sold For: $31730
Notes: Signed 'Klee' in pencil lower right, dated and numbered "19 23 138" in pencil lower left with drystamp (figure with eagle) lower right and 'BSB' watermarks; Framed; Margins over 1 1/4 inches with at least three edges deckled, mat burn, toning and unobtrusive fading, brown paper tape to whole of upper edge on the reverse, annotations to the reverse, registration pinhole to corners upper right and lower left, white cloth tape and two thinned spots to lower edge on the reverse

Date: 2006-06-15
Lot Number: 440
Low Estimate: $40500 [+41%]
Hammer Price: $57500

Date: 2006-05-26
Lot Number: 54
Low Estimate: $31900 [-16%]
High Estimate: $38300 [-30%]
Hammer Price: $26750
Notes: Signed, dated and inscribed '138'

Date: 2004-06-05
Lot Number: 787
Low Estimate: $24600 [+69%]
High Estimate: $30700 [+36%]
Hammer Price: $41800
Notes: Signed lower right and dated left, provided with the serial number and titled '1923 138' and bottom right with deleted, personal dedication; The margin slightly not fresh, laterally somewhat irregularly cut and with an expertly restored tear on the upper edge

Date: 2002-06-20
Lot Number: 510
Low Estimate: $19500 [+33%]
High Estimate: $19530 [+33%]
Hammer Price: $26000
Notes: Signed 'Klee' lower right

Date: 2001-10-10
Lot Number: 102
Low Estimate: $29000 [-5%]
High Estimate: $36200 [-24%]
Hammer Price: $27500
Sold For: $32490
Notes: Singed, inscribed and numbered '1923 138'

Date: 1997-11-07
Lot Number: 265
Low Estimate: $10000 [+39%]
High Estimate: $15000 [-6%]
Hammer Price: $14000
Notes: Signed and dated