Siedelung Am Steinbruch (Settlement By The Quarry)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Siedelung Am Steinbruch (Settlement By The Quarry)
Size: 23 x 29.5 cm
Medium: Oil on cardboard
Creation year: 1926
Marks: Signed and dated 'Klee 1926 Y 2' lower right
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern (acquired in 1940); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the above in 1946); Galerie Rosengart, Luzern (acquired from the above in 1949); Richard Doetsch-Benziger, Basel (acquired from the above in 1953 and sold in 1958); Sale: Kunstkabinett, Stuttgart, May 20-21, 1960, lot 280; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired in 1960); Umberto Agnelli, Paris & Turin (acquired in 1962); David Caritt Ltd, London Galerie Est-Ouest S.A.R.L., Toyko (acquired in 1990); Private Collection; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibition history: Basel, Kunstmuseum Basel, Sammlung Richard Doetsch-Benzinger. Malerei, Zeichnung und Plastik des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, 1956, no. 172; London, Artemis Fine Arts, Ltd., Paul Klee 1879-1940, 1989, no. 15

Date: 2007-11-08
Lot Number: 365