Sudalpiner Ort
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Sudalpiner Ort
Size: 34.1 x 30 cm
Medium: Oil, watercolor and gouache on paper primed with oil paint, laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1923
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right, inscribed and dated '1923///26 Sudalpiner Ort' on the artist's mount, lower left
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Hermann Lange (1874-1941), Krefeld, Germany; Karl Nierendorf (1889-1947), Cologne, Berlin and New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York (acquired from the State of New York in 1948 as part of the estate of Karl Nierendorf); Berggruen & Cie., Paris (acquired from the above in 1967); Theodor Schemp, Paris and New York (acquired from the above in 1968); Anon. sale, Finarte, Milan, 16 June 1981, lot 257; Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York; Harcourts Gallery, San Francisco; Acquired from the above by the present owner in March 1986
Exhibition history: Dusseldorf, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, with the Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Paul Klee, 14 June - 6 July 1931, no. 148; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Museum of Non-Objective Painting, The Evolution of Painting from 1900-1952: Academism, Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, and Abstraction to Non-Objectivity, 1952, no. 104; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, Paul Klee, 19 April - 22 May 1960, no. 11; Scottsdale, Museum of Contemporary Art, Pioneering Spirits: Modern and Contemporary Art in Area Collections, January - May 2004

Date: 2015-11-04
Lot Number: 130