Verschlossenes Ohr
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Verschlossenes Ohr
Size: 29.7 x 20.9 cm
Medium: Pencil on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1939
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower right, inscribed 'Verschlossenes Ohr' lower right and dated, numbered and inscribed '1939 CC.9. verschlossenes Ohr' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940 to 1946.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946, and thence to his estate; Acquired from the above by the late Ernst Beyeler in 2008
Exhibition history: Himeji, City Museum of Art, Paul Klee in Exile, 1933-1940, August - September 1985, no. 98 (illustrated), this exhibition later travelled to Sendai, Miyagi Museum of Art, Kamakura, Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Museum of Modern Art, and Niigata, City Art Museum; Stuttgart, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Paul Klee, Spatwerk, Arbeiten auf Papier 1937-1939, October 1990 - January 1991, no. 227 (illustrated), this exhibition later travelled to Emden, Kunsthalle. Bern, Kunstmuseum (on loan from 1992 to 1995); Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (on loan from 1999 to 2007); Dusseldorf, Paul Klee, Kleinode, Die Sammlung, June - August 2001

Date: 2011-06-22
Lot Number: 206