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Festungsbau

Paul Klee-Festungsbau-1921

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Festungsbau
Size:
Image: 24.5 x 18.8; Mount: 29 x 23.5 cm
Medium :
Watercolor on joined paper laid down by the artist on board
Creation Year:
1921
Marks
Signed 'Klee' upper right, titled, dated and numbered 'Festungs-Bau 1921/49' on the mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Klaus Gebhard, Wuppertal (to 1976); Peter Carsten Lempelius, Munich (from 1976); Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf; Johann Clemens Porer, Munich (to 1989); Galerie Thomas, Munich (1989-1990)
Exhibition History :
Dusseldorf, Galerien Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, June-July 1931, no. 136; Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Paul Klee, May-June 1952, no. 40; Dusseldorf, Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Paul Klee, November-December 1977.; Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Paul Klee Das Fruhwerk 1883-1922, December 1979-March 1980, no. 443; Munich, Galerie Thomas, 25 Jahre danach, February-April 1990, no. 29 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date:
2001-05-10
Lot Number :
136
Low Estimate :
$120,000[+67%]*
High Estimate :
$160,000[+25%]*
Hammer Price :
$200,000
Sold For :
$226,000*