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Beginnende Kuhle (Incipient Coolness)

Paul Klee-Beginnende Kuhle (Incipient Coolness)-1937

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Beginnende Kuhle (Incipient Coolness)
Size:
72.4 x 52.4 cm
Medium :
Oil on board laid down on panel
Creation Year:
1937
Marks
Signed 'Klee' lower right, indistinctly, dated '1937', numbered 'qu 16' and titled on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris (until 1939); Karl Nierendorf, Cologne, Berlin & New York; Acquired in 1939.; Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), Berlin & New York; Roy J. Friedman, Chicago; Acquired from the above on 22nd May 1951.; Acquired from the estate of the above
Exhibition History :
New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Paul Klee. An Exhibition in Honor of the Sixtieth Birthday of the Artist, 1940, no. 17; New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Paul Klee, 1941, no. 2; Cincinnati, The Cincinnati Modern Art Society, Paintings by Paul Klee and Mobiles and Stabiles by Alexander Calder, 1942, illustrated in the catalogue; New York, Buchholz Gallery, Paul Klee, 1950, no. 30; Palm Beach, Society of the Four Arts, Paintings by Paul Klee, 1951, no. 62; Chicago, The Arts Club, Paul Klee, 1956, no. 47; New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, Paul Klee. Traces of Memory, 1998, no. 10, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Paul Klee - Fulfillment in the Late Work, 2003, no. 25, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; New York, Neue Galerie; The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. & The Menil Collection, Houston, Klee in America, 2006-07, no. 94, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Das Ewige Auge - Von Rembrandt bis Picasso. Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Jan Krugier und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2007, no. 168, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; New York, Dactyl Foundation, Dialogues, 2008, no. 13, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date:
2014-06-23
Lot Number :
4
Low Estimate :
$680,700[+125%]*
High Estimate :
$1,021,000[+50%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,531,500
Sold For :
$1,842,640*