Zeichnung Zum Gelben Hafen (Drawing For Yellow Harbor)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Zeichnung Zum Gelben Hafen (Drawing For Yellow Harbor)
Size: Image: 20 x 28.9; Mount: 23.5 x 31.7 cm
Medium: Pen and ink on chamois-colored paper mounted on original artist's backing board (card)
Creation year: 1921
Marks: Dated '1921/36' titled and numbered '21/26' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Alexej von Jawlensky, Wiesbaden (acquired by 1941); Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York; Heinz Berggruen, Paris & Berlin; Acquired from the above circa 1987
Exhibition history: Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus,Paul Klee. Das Fruhwerk 1883-1922,1979-80, no. 442, illustrated in the catalogue; Mexico City, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo,Paul Klee. Seleccion de sesenta obras; The Berggruen Klee Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,1989-90, no. 29, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Date: 2015-06-13
Lot Number: 264

Date: 2014-11-05
Lot Number: 146
Notes: Artist's card is t-hinged to a mount at two places along top edge on verso, top and left edges are deckled, right and bottom edges are cut, sheet is slightly time darkened and there are a few scattered studio stains with artist pinholes at upper corners, one tiny puncture to the sheet two inches down from center edge and 4 3/4 inches in from left edge with a few tiny spots of foxing are present in the sheet but barely visible; This work is in good condition