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Dorfhexe (Village Witch)

Paul Klee-Dorfhexe (Village Witch)-1925

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Dorfhexe (Village Witch)
Size:
14.2 x 28.2 cm
Medium :
Pen and ink on paper mounted on paper mounted on card
Creation Year:
1925
Marks
Signed 'Klee' upper left, titled, dated '1925' and inscribed '1 acht' on the artist's mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Lily Klee, Bern (by descent from the artist in 1940); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the above in 1946); Karl Nierendorf, Cologne, Berlin & New York (acquired from the above in 1947); Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1951); Thence by descent

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2014-05-08
Lot Number :
377
Low Estimate :
$40,000[+6%]*
High Estimate :
$60,000[-29%]*
Hammer Price :
$42,500
Sold For :
$53,130*
Notes :
Sheet is slightly time darkened and there appears to be a mat stain around the perimeter of the sheet, right and bottom edges are deckled, top and left edges are cut, some handling stains around the extreme edge of the artist's mount, work is generally in very good condition