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Fragmenta Veneris

Paul Klee-Fragmenta Veneris-1938

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Fragmenta Veneris
Size:
30 x 21 cm
Medium :
Watercolor, tempera and plaster on jute
Creation Year:
1938
Marks
Signed 'Klee' centre left, inscribed 'fragmenta Veneris' on the reverse and inscribed '1938 X 1 fragmenta Veneris Klee' on the stretcher
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Lily Klee, Bern, by descent from the artist in 1940.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, by 1946; Werner Moser, Zurich, by 1948, and thence by descent in 1970; Private collection, Zurich, by 1986.; By descent from the above to the present owners
Exhibition History :
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Paul Klee. Neue Werke, February - March 1940, no. 158, p. 10; Bern, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee. Ausstellung in Verbindung mit der Paul Klee-Stiftung, August- November 1956, no. 711

Christie's London

Date:
2016-02-03
Lot Number :
361
Low Estimate :
$216,100[-7%]*
High Estimate :
$288,100[-30%]*
Hammer Price :
$201,700
Sold For :
$248,470*