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Gelande des Ubermutes (Area of High Spirits)

Paul Klee-Gelande des Ubermutes (Area of High Spirits)-1937

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Gelande des Ubermutes (Area of High Spirits)
Size:
Cotton: 42.5 x 25.4; Mount: 51.4 x 34 cm
Medium :
Charcoal and sanguine on cotton laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1937
Marks
Signed 'Klee' lower right, dated, numbered and titled '1937 M 18 gelande des ubermutes' lower centre on the artist's mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Rolf & Catherine E. Burgi, Bern, and thence by descent in 1967; Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by whom acquired from the above in 1968.; Fischer Fine Art Ltd., London (no. Kc2270), by whom acquired from the above in 1973. ; Private collection, Australia, by whom acquired from the above; sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 February 2007, lot. 435; Landau Fine Art, Montreal; Acquired from the above by the late Ernst Beyeler, Basel
Exhibition History :
Bologna, Galleria De'Foscherari, Klee, November - December 1971 (illustrated); This exhibition later travelled to Milan, Galleria Eunomia, January 1972.; London, Fischer Fine Art, Paul Klee, 1879-1940, September - October 1975, no. 20 (illustrated); Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Paul Klee, June - September 2008, no. 41 (illustrated); Monchsberg, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Paul Klee, Melodie/Rythmus/Tanz, October - February 2009, p. 217 (illustrated); Paris, Musee de l'Orangerie, jardin des Tuileries, Paul Klee, 1879-1940, La collection d'Ernst Beyeler, April - July 2010, no. 16, p. 41 (illustrated)

Christie's London

Date:
2011-06-21
Lot Number :
11
Low Estimate :
$323,400[+75%]*
High Estimate :
$485,100[+17%]*
Hammer Price :
$566,000
Sold For :
$683,480*

Sotheby's London

Date:
2007-02-06
Lot Number :
435
Low Estimate :
$157,000[+87%]*
High Estimate :
$235,500[+25%]*
Hammer Price :
$294,300*