Zwillinge (Twins)
Artist: Paul Klee
Artwork: Zwillinge (Twins)
Size: 60.5 x 50.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1930
Marks: Signed 'Klee' upper left
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Otto Ralfs, Braunschweig (acquired from the artist, 1930); Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris (by 1938); Karl Nierendorf, New York (acquired from the above, 1938); Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York. Mr. and Mrs. Henry T. Kneeland, Bloomfield, Connecticut (by 1957); Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel; Anon. sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 7 June 1974, lot 148; William Beadleston Gallery, New York (acquired in 1973); Acquired from the above by the previous owner
Exhibition history: Bern, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, February-March 1935, no. 52 (illustrated); Basel, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, October-November 1935, no. 43 (illustrated); Lucerne, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, Fritz Huf, April-June 1936, no. 100; New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin) and Willard Gallery, Paul Klee, October-November 1940, no. 68; Northampton, Smith College; Chicago, The Arts Club; The Portland Art Museum; Los Angeles, Stendahl Galleries; St. Louis, City Art Museum; Wellesley College Art Gallery; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Paul Klee, Memorial Exhibition, January-September 1941, no. 70; Bern, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee. Austellung in Verbindung mit der Paul-Klee-Stiftung, August-November 1956, p. 95, no. 596; Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, December 1956- January 1957, no. 259; Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Connecticut Collects, October-November 1957, p. 7, no. 27 (illustrated, pl. VI); New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Basel, Kunsthalle (no. 115), Paul Klee, 1879-1940: A Retrospective Exhibition, February-July 1967, p. 86, no. 110 (illustrated); New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Space and Dreams, 1970, p. 56 (illustrated); Basel, Galerie d'Art Moderne, 1974

Date: 2001-05-09
Lot Number: 34