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Was Lauft Er ? (Why Does He Run?)

Paul Klee-Was Lauft Er ? (Why Does He Run?)-1932

Sell Through Rate: 93%

Artist:
Artwork:
Was Lauft Er ? (Why Does He Run?)
Size:
Image: 23.6 x 29.5; Mount: 31.1 x 39.7 cm
Edition Size :
Approximately 100 (+ edition of 10 on Japan paper; + 3 TP)
Medium :
Etching on wove paper
Creation Year:
1932
Category :
Print-Multiple
Artwork Details :
Published by Editions Cahiers d'Art, Paris

Christie’s New York

Date:
2016-11-01
Lot Number :
244
Low Estimate :
$10,000[+20%]*
High Estimate :
$15,000[-20%]*
Hammer Price :
$12,000
Sold For :
$15,000*
Notes :
Signed in pencil, published by Editions Cahiers d'Art, Paris, with wide margins, pinpoint foxing throughout the margins, skinning in places at the reverse sheet edges, with other minor defects, framed

Ketterer Munich

Date:
2015-12-03
Lot Number :
82
Low Estimate :
$8,500[+75%]*
High Estimate :
$12,700[+17%]*
Hammer Price :
$14,900
Sold For :
$19,110*
Notes :
With 'Galerie Pierre, Stockholm' label on rear of frame

Bukowskis Stockholm

Date:
2015-04-21
Lot Number :
153
Low Estimate :
$5,800[+29%]*
High Estimate :
$8,100[-7%]*
Hammer Price :
$7,500
Sold For :
$9,190*
Notes :
Signed with pencil

Swann Galleries New York

Date:
2015-03-05
Lot Number :
427
Low Estimate :
$15,000[-27%]*
High Estimate :
$20,000[-45%]*
Hammer Price :
$11,000
Sold For :
$13,750*
Notes :
Signed in pencil, lower right; A superb, dark and proof-like impression of this very scarce etching, with all the finest lines and scratches in the plate distinct

Christie's London

Date:
2013-09-18
Lot Number :
38
Low Estimate :
$9,500[+34%]*
High Estimate :
$12,700[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$12,700
Sold For :
$16,150*
Notes :
Signed in pencil

Christie's London

Date:
2012-07-19
Lot Number :
260
Low Estimate :
$7,800[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$10,900[-36%]*
Hammer Price :
$7,000
Sold For :
$8,840*
Notes :
Signed in pencil

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2012-04-26
Lot Number :
129
Low Estimate :
$12,000[+25%]*
High Estimate :
$18,000[-17%]*
Hammer Price :
$15,000
Sold For :
$18,750*
Notes :
Signed in pencil; Framed

Van Ham Cologne

Date:
2011-05-31
Lot Number :
432
Low Estimate :
$12,900[+22%]*
High Estimate :
$17,100[-8%]*
Hammer Price :
$15,700*
Notes :
Signed

Phillips New York

Date:
2009-11-15
Lot Number :
158
Low Estimate :
$15,000[-20%]*
High Estimate :
$20,000[-40%]*
Hammer Price :
$12,000
Sold For :
$15,000*
Notes :
Signed in pencil; The palest light- and mat staining,occasional minor soiling in the margins, an area of very minor skinning in the left margin, an expertly made-up area at center upper sheet edge; Otherwise in good condition; Framed

Kornfeld Bern

Date:
2009-06-12
Lot Number :
90
Low Estimate :
$18,600[-10%]*
Hammer Price :
$16,700*
Notes :
Signed 'Klee' in pencil lower right

Sotheby's London

Date:
2008-04-01
Lot Number :
316
Low Estimate :
$15,900[-13%]*
High Estimate :
$23,900[-42%]*
Hammer Price :
$13,900
Sold For :
$17,380*
Notes :
Signed in pencil

Villa Grisebach Berlin

Date:
2007-06-09
Lot Number :
206
Low Estimate :
$13,400
High Estimate :
$20,100
Hammer Price :
Not sold
Notes :
Signed

Hauswedell & Nolte Hambourg

Date:
2004-06-10
Lot Number :
333
Low Estimate :
$14,500[+25%]*
Hammer Price :
$18,100*
Notes :
Signed

Villa Grisebach Berlin

Date:
1997-11-29
Lot Number :
283
Low Estimate :
$7,900[0%]*
High Estimate :
$10,200[-23%]*
Hammer Price :
$7,900*
Notes :
Signed

Bonhams San Francisco

Date:
1997-10-22
Lot Number :
4216
Low Estimate :
$8,000[+61%]*
High Estimate :
$10,000[+29%]*
Hammer Price :
$12,900
Sold For :
$16,000*
Notes :
Signed