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Der Clown Und Seine Blume

Paul Klee-Der Clown Und Seine Blume-1939

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Der Clown Und Seine Blume
Size:
21 x 29.8 cm
Medium :
Gouache, watercolour and pencil on paper attached to the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1939
Marks
Signed 'Klee' centre left, dated, inscribed and numbered '1939 E 12 der Clown und seine Blume' on the artist's mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940 to 1946.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946 to 1947.; Karl Nierendorf, Cologne, Berlin & New York, 1947, and thence to his estate in 1947-1948.; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, from 1948 to 1988. (no. FN1172X71); Acquavella Galleries, New York; Fujii International Gallery, Tokyo; Achim Moeller Fine Art Ltd., New York; DOBE Collection, Zurich; Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 9 May 1991, lot 146; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Paul Klee, October 1947, no. 2; New York, Achim Moeller Fine Art Ltd., Paul Klee 1879-1940, February - March 1987, no. 11; Monte-Carlo, Galerie Artis Monte-Carlo, Tableaux de Maitres Impressionnistes et Modernes, August - September 1988.; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Elan Vital oder das Auge der Eros, May - August 1994, no. 427 (illustrated)

Christie's London

Date:
2012-02-08
Lot Number :
269
Low Estimate :
$190,000[+25%]*
High Estimate :
$285,000[-17%]*
Hammer Price :
$237,500
Sold For :
$288,160*