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Giftbeeren (Poisonous Berries)

Paul Klee-Giftbeeren (Poisonous Berries)-1920

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Giftbeeren (Poisonous Berries)
Size:
Image: 15.4 x 22.2; Mount: 23.5 x 31.5 cm
Medium :
Watercolour on chalk-grounded gauze on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1920
Marks
Signed 'Klee' upper right, titled and dated '1920.92' on the artist's mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Lily Klee, Bern; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (until 1964); Horst Pavel, Bad Homburg (acquired from the above in 1964); Private Collection, Germany (by descent from the above. Sold: Sotheby's, London, 28th June 1999, lot 25); Private Collection, New York
Exhibition History :
Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Kronprinzenpalais, Paul Klee, 1923; London, The Tate Gallery in the National Gallery, Paul Klee, 1945, no. 42; Venice, Museo d'Arte Moderna Ca'Pesaro & Milan, Palazzo Reale, Paul Klee nelle collezioni private, 1986, no. 44, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen & Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Paul Klee: Im Zeichen der Teilung, 1995, no. 86, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date:
1999-06-28
Lot Number :
25
Low Estimate :
$316,400[+75%]*
High Estimate :
$474,700[+17%]*
Hammer Price :
$553,800*