Zwei Birnen (Two Pears)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Zwei Birnen (Two Pears)
Size: Image: 20 x 25.5; Artist's mount: 27.7 x 31.9 cm
Medium: Pencil and colored pencil on muslin, attached to the artist's mount
Creation year: 1934
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper right, dated, numbered and inscribed '1934 L8 zwei Birnen' on the artist's mount
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Otto Ralfs, Braunschweig, 1934.; Lily Klee, Bern, 1940-1946.; Klee Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946.; Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 982); Kusthandel Lambert Tegenbosch, Heusden aan de Mass (no. 81.49); Robert Urbye, Oslo, from 1958.; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1981, lot 326; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 19 March 1997, lot 46; Private collection, America, , acquired at the above sale; Sale, Christie's, London, 26 June 2002, lot 193. 77; Gallery, Tokyo. Private collection, Japan, by whom acquired from the above
Exhibition history: London, The Mayor Gallery, Drawings by Paul Klee , May 1952, no. 15; Geneva, Galerie du Perron, Paul Klee , July 1960, no. 14

Date: 2016-02-03
Lot Number: 283

Date: 2002-06-26
Lot Number: 193

Date: 1997-03-19
Lot Number: 46