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Der Clown Pyramidal (The Clown Pyramidal)

Paul Klee-Der Clown Pyramidal (The Clown Pyramidal)-1929

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Der Clown Pyramidal (The Clown Pyramidal)
Size:
Image: 24.7 x 32; Mount: 33.5 x 40.5 cm
Medium :
Gouache and brush and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1929
Marks
Signed 'Klee' lower right, titled, dated 'III 1929' and numbered 'C.6.' on the artist's mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Otto Ralfs, Braunschweig, Acquired by 1930; Lily Klee, Bern, Acquired by 1940; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, Acquired from the above in 1946; Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne, Acquired from the above in 1949; Pierre Janlet, Brussels, Acquired from the above in 1949; Berggruen & Cie, Paris; Mr & Mrs John Cowles Sr., Minneapolis, Acquired by 1971; Richard S. Davis, U.S.A.; Private Collection, U.S.A.; Acquired by descent from the above; Sold: Christie's, New York, 15th November 1989, lot 41; Yuji Okusu, Tokyo (until 1998); Private Collection, Japan; Sold: Sotheby's, New York, 17th November 1998, lot 347; Purchased at the above sale by the late owner
Exhibition History :
Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Drawings and Watercolors from Minnesota Private Collections, 1971, no. 70, illustrated in the catalogue; Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie., Paul Klee. Traces de la memoire, 1998-99, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Linie, Licht und Schatten. Meisterzeichnungen und Skulpturen der Sammlung Jan und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 1999, no. 158, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, The Timeless Eye. Master Drawings from the Jan and Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski Collection, 1999, no. 170, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Miradas sin Tiempo. Dibujos, Pinturas y Esculturas de la Coleccion Jan y Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2000, no. 167, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Munich, Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Das Ewige Auge - Von Rembrandt bis Picasso. Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Jan Krugier und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2007, no. 165, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Lugano, Museo d'Arte, Klee-Melotti, 2013, no. 70, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date:
2014-02-05
Lot Number :
36
Low Estimate :
$293,500[+44%]*
High Estimate :
$407,700[+4%]*
Hammer Price :
$424,000
Sold For :
$512,950*

Sotheby's New York

Date:
1998-11-17
Lot Number :
347
Low Estimate :
$300,000[-7%]*
High Estimate :
$400,000[-30%]*
Hammer Price :
$280,000*