Wachsende Waffen
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Wachsende Waffen
Size: 31.5 x 26.3 cm
Medium: Watercolour on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation year: 1935
Marks: Signed 'Klee' lower left, dated, inscribed and numbered '1935 M9 wachsende Waffen' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940 to 1946.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946 to 1950.; Rolf & Catherine E. Burgi, Bern, until 1951.; Curt Valentin [Buchholz Gallery; Valentin Gallery], Berlin & New York, from 1951 to 1954.; Galerie Berggruen & Cie, Paris, from 1954 to 1956.; Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 26 June 1996, lot 256; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1998, lot 217
Exhibition history: Lucerne, Galerie Rosengart, Paul Klee, June - September 1948, no. 27, this exhibition later travelled to Antwerp, Galerij Artes and to Liege, Assocation pour le progres intellectuel et artistique de la Wallonie; New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Paul Klee, September - October 1953, no. 33; Bologna, Museo Morandi, Paul Klee. Figure e metamorfosi, November 2000 - March 2001, no. 78 (illustrated)

Date: 2010-02-03
Lot Number: 227

Date: 1998-05-14
Lot Number: 217