Tief-Ebene (Lowlands)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Tief-Ebene (Lowlands)
Size: Image: 30.5 x 48; Mount: 40 x 56.5 cm
Medium: Watercolour and wash on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1932
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower left, titled, dated '1932.9.' and inscribed 'S.Cl X' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Rudolf Probst (Galerie Neue Kunst Fides), Dresden & Mannheim (until 1933); Lily Klee, Bern (1940-46); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired in 1946); James Gilvarry, New York (acquired by 1956. Sold: Christie's, New York, 14th November 1984, lot 422); Acquired directly from the above
Exhibition history: Bern, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, 1934, no. 191; Basel, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, 1935, no. 127; Lucerne, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, 1936, no. 95; Bern, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, 1956, no. 619; Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, 1956-57, no. 284; Baltimore, Museum of Art & Richmond, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Paul Klee. Private Collection James Gilvarry, 1960; Champaign, University of Illinois, Krannert Art Museum, Paintings, Drawings and Prints by Paul Klee from the James Gilvarry Collection, 1964, no. 18; Indianapolis, Herron Museum of Art, Paul Klee, 1966, no. 16; Santa Barbara, University of California, The Art Gallery, Paul Klee: Oils, Watercolors, Gouaches, Drawings, Prints from the James Gilvarry Collection, 1967, no. 18, illustrated in the catalogue

Date: 2011-02-10
Lot Number: 3