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Baumchen (Kleiner Baum Im Gebusch) (Little Tree - Little Tree Amid Shrubbery)

Paul Klee-Baumchen (Kleiner Baum Im Gebusch) (Little Tree - Little Tree Amid Shrubbery)-1919

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Baumchen (Kleiner Baum Im Gebusch) (Little Tree - Little Tree Amid Shrubbery)
Size:
41.7 x 29.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on paper with watercolour and pen and ink borders laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1919
Marks
Signed 'Klee' lower right, dated '1919' lower centre and numbered '250' on the artist's mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Strasser Collection, Zurich; Sir & Lady Edward Hulton, London; Acquired by 1955; Galerie Beyeler, Basel; Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1973
Exhibition History :
London, Tate Gallery, Works by Paul Klee from the Collection of Mrs Edward Hulton, 1955, no. 9 (with incorrect medium); Edinburgh, The Royal Scottish Academy & London, Tate Gallery, Der Blaue Reiter: The Blue Rider Group, 1960, no. 88; Wuppertal, Kunst- und Museumsverein; Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen; Frankfurt, Frankfurter Kunstverein; Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall, Sammlung Sir Edward und Lady Hulton, London, 1964-65, no. 71; Zurich, Kunsthaus, Sammlung Sir Edward und Lady Hulton, London, 1967-68, no. 73; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Klee. 'Kunst ist ein Schopfungsgleichnis', 1973, no. 13, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date:
2009-06-24
Lot Number :
21
Low Estimate :
$326,700[+20%]*
High Estimate :
$490,100[-20%]*
Hammer Price :
$392,100
Sold For :
$477,790*