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Gedenkblatt E

Paul Klee-Gedenkblatt E-1924

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Artist:
Artwork:
Gedenkblatt E
Size:
image: 40 x 28.5; the artist's mount: 57.9 x 43.5 cm
Medium :
Oil and pen and ink on chalk-primed paper, laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1924
Marks
Signed, dated and numbered 'Klee 1924 122' (lower centre); titled and inscribed 'S-Kl Gedenkblatt E.' (on the artist's mount)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Lily Klee, Bern (no. 1847), by descent from the artist, in 1940, until 194; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (no. ZCEJ), by 1946, until 194; Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne (no. 5169), by 194; Philippe Dotremont, Brussels, by 1948, until at least 195; Galerie d'Art Moderne, Base; Private collection, German; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (no. 4992), by whom acquired from the previous, on 15 December 196; Private collection, Milan, by whom acquired from the previous, on 10 July 1971, and thence by descent
Exhibition History :
Munich, Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, Zweite Gesamtausstellung 1920-1925, May - June 1925, no. 36, n.; Bern, Kunsthalle, Der grosse Bar, Malergruppe Ascona, November 1925, no. 60, p. ; Dessau, Anhaltischer Gemaldegalerie, Paul Klee- Aquarelle aus zehn Jahren, 1920-1929, October - November 1929 (no cat.; Basel, Galerie d'Art Moderne Marie-Suzanne Feigel, Paul Klee, November - December 194; Venice, XXIV Biennale di Venezia, Central Pavilion, Paul Klee Retrospective, June - October 1948, no. 1; Ostend, Palais des Thermes, Gloires de la peinture moderne, Hommage a James Ensor, July - August 1949, no. 84, p. 11 (illustrated n.p; with incorrect medium; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Collectie Philippe Dotremont, Spring 1954, no. 40, n.p. (illustrated n.p.; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Surrealismus: Traum des Jahrhunderts, October 1995 - March 1996, no. 45, p. 91 (illustrated p. 46; Bern, Zentrum Paul Klee, Paul Klee, Sonderklasse, unverkauflich, October 2014 - February 2015, pp. 64, 81, 97, 312 & 537 (illustrated fig. 9, p. 6; illustrated fig. 34, p. 8; illustrated fig. 22, p. 9; illustrated fig. 134, p. 31; illustrated again n.p.; this exhibition later travelled to Leipzig, Museum der bildenden Kunste, January - May 2015

Christie’s London

Date:
2019-02-27
Lot Number :
48
Low Estimate :
$655,232[+80%]*
High Estimate :
$917,325[+29%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,179,418
Sold For :
$1,430,044*