Versandete Siedelung (Silted Up Settlement)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Versandete Siedelung (Silted Up Settlement)
Size: image: 30.5 x 48.1; artist's mount: 45 x 62.5 cm
Medium: Coloured paste and sgraffito with wooden needle on paper on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1935
Marks: Indistinctly signed 'Klee' (lower right); dated, numbered and inscribed '1935 M 20 Versandete Siedelung' (on the artist's mount)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galerie du Perron, Geneva; Anonymous sale, Klipstein & Co., Bern, 29 April 1955, lot 30; Karl Julius Anselmino, Wuppertal, by whom acquired in 1955; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Basel, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, October - November 1935, no. 186, p. 12; Lucerne, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, Fritz Huf, April - June 1936, no. 166, p. 9; Wuppertal, Kunst- und Museumsverein, Paul Klee 1879-1940: Werke aus den Jahren 1904 bis 1940, January - February 1956, no. 66; Cologne, Kunsthalle, Weltkunst aus Privatbesitz, May - August 1968, no. G 27 (illustrated); Munich, Haus der Kunst, Paul Klee 1879-1940, October 1970 - January 1971, no. 185; Lugano, Museo d'Arte, Klee - Melotti, March - June 2013, no. 141 (illustrated); Dresden, Galerie Neue Meister, Nach Agypten! Die Reisen von Max Slevogt und Paul Klee, April - August 2014; this exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, K20, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, September 2014 - January 2015; On loan to the Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen Munchen, by 1979 and until 2017 (loan no. L.1669)

Christie's London

Date: 2018-06-21
Lot Number: 116