Tritt Herab
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Tritt Herab
Size: Image size: 29.5 x 21; Mount: 36.6 x 24.6 cm
Medium: Gouache, brush and black ink on paper laid down by the artist on board
Creation year: 1939
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower left, dated, numbered and titled '1939 YY4tritt herab' on the mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern (1940-1946); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (after 1946); Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne (after 1947); Arnold H. Maremont, Winnetka, Illinois; Donald and Isabel Grossmann, New York; Serge Sabarsky Gallery, New York (acquired in 1976); Mono Art Gallery, Tokyo (acquired from the above, 1978)
Exhibition history: Zurich, Kunsthaus, Paul Klee: Neue Werke, February-March 1940,no. 89; New York, Serge Sabarsky Gallery, Paul Klee: The Late Years 1930-1940, autumn 1977, no. 29 (illustrated in color)

Date: 1999-05-13
Lot Number: 371
Notes: A photo-certificate from Dr. Josef Helfenstein and Dr. Michael Baumgartner of the Paul Klee Stiftung dated Bern, 6 March 1999 accompanies this gouache