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Irgend Eine Grausamkeit (Any Kind Of Cruelty)

Paul Klee-Irgend Eine Grausamkeit (Any Kind Of Cruelty)-1919

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Irgend Eine Grausamkeit (Any Kind Of Cruelty)
Size:
28 x 22.3 cm
Medium :
Oil and paper mounted on canvas
Creation Year:
1919
Marks
Signed 'Klee' dated '1919' and numbered '101' lower right
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Munich (acquired directly from the artist by 1920); Hans Koch, Dusseldorf (acquired circa 1921); Thence by descent and sold: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinet, Stuttgart, May 19, 1954, lot 1230; Berggruen & Cie, Paris (acquired at the above sale and sold: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinet, Stuttgart, November 30, 1955, lot 1384); Max Fischer, Stuttgart (acquired at the above sale); Galerie Wolfgang Ketterer, Stuttgart (acquired from the above in 1963); Private Collection, Germany (acquired before 1966); Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired in 1966); Private Collection, Italy (acquired from the above in 1966); Agenzia d'arte moderna Paolo Sprovieri, Rome (acquired by circa 1975); Galeria Alfred Schmela, Dusseldorf (acquired circa 1975); Private Collection, Germany (acquired circa 1975 and until 2007); Galerie Ulrike Schmela, Berlin; Private Collection, Germany (acquired from the above)
Exhibition History :
Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Paul Klee, Lyonel Feininger: Gemalde, Graphik, XXIX, Sonder-Ausstellung, 1919-20, no. 6; Dusseldorf, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, In Memorium Lehmbruck, Paul Klee, Walter Tanck, 1920, no. 20; Paris, Berggruen & Cie, L'Univers de Klee, 1955. Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, Das Universum, 2008-09, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2015-11-06
Lot Number :
423
Low Estimate :
$250,000[+28%]*
High Estimate :
$350,000[-9%]*
Hammer Price :
$320,000
Sold For :
$394,000*