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Paul Klee-Bergschlucht-1934

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image size: 37.4 x 49.3; mount size: 49.7 x 70.2 cm
Medium :
Gouache and colored chalks on paper laid down on card
Creation Year:
Signed 'Klee' (lower right); dated, numbered and titled '1934 19 Bergschlucht' (on the artist's mount)
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Provenance :
Lily Klee, Bern (wife of the artist); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the previous, 1946); Felix Klee, Bern (acquired from the previous, 1952); Estate of Felix Klee, Bern (until 2008); Private collection, Tokyo; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2014
Exhibition History :
Kunsthalle Basel, Paul Klee, October-November 1935, p. 10, no. 157; Kunstverein St. Gallen, Klee: Werke aus dem Familienbesitz, January-March 1955, no. 175; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Paul Klee: Aquarellen, September-November 1963, no. 66; Malmo Museum; Goteborgs Konstmuseum and Stockholm, Konstsalongen Samlaren, Paul Klee: malningar-teckningar, March-June 1965, p. 11, no. 72; Tokyo, Odakyu Department Store; Takasaki, Gumma Museum; Nagoya, Matsuzakaya Department Store; Kobe, Sogo Department Store and Kamakura, The Museum of Modern Art, Paul Klee und seine Malerfreunde, May-October 1976, no. 85 (illustrated); Kunstverein Braunschweig, Paul Klee: Bilder, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Sammlung Felix Klee, December 1975-January 1976, p. 54, no. 61; Paris, Galerie Karl Flinker, Paul Klee: les dix dernieres annees, April-May 1985, no. 19; Himeji City Museum of Art; Sendai, Miyagi Museum of Art; Kamakura, The Museum of Modern Art; Shiga, The Museum of Modern Art and Niigata City Art Museum, Paul Klee in Exile, 1933-1940, August 1985-March 1986, p. 224, no. 5 (illustrated, p. 67); Museo d'arte Mendrisio, Paul Klee: Ultimo decennio, 1930-1940, April-July 1990, p. 85 (illustrated); Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art; Tokyo, Daimaru Museum; Kochi, The Museum of Art; Kyoto, Daimaru Museum; Kasama Nichido Museum of Art; Hamamatsu Municipal Museum of Art; Osaka, Daimaru Museum and Kunsthalle Mannheim, Paul Klee: Die Zeit der Reife: Werke aus der Sammlung der Familie Klee, June 1995-June 1996, no. 50 (illustrated in color, p. 80); Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Paul Klee: Kleinode, Die Sammlung, June-August 2001; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Paul Klee, June-September 2008, p. 88, no. 34 (illustrated, p. 61); Zurich, Galerie Orlando, Paul Klee und seine Kunstlerkollegen: Von Amiet bis Itten, von Jawlensky bis Kandinsky, October 2013-June 2014, p. 62 (illustrated in color, p. 63; illustrated in color again on the cover)

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