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Kleines Weihnachtssilleben

Paul Klee-Kleines Weihnachtssilleben-1914

Sell Through Rate: 50%

Artist:
Artwork:
Kleines Weihnachtssilleben
Size:
43.4 x 38.79 cm
Medium :
Oil on board
Creation Year:
1914
Marks
Signed, dated and numbered 'Klee 1914. 197.' upper center, signed again, inscribed and indistinctly dated 'Klee #6423.' on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Munich (until August 1918); Galerie Del Vecchio, Leipzig; Edwin Suermondt, Aachen. (probably); Frau Edwin Suermondt-Voemel, Dusseldorf; Alex Vomel, Dusseldorf; Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf (1982); David Thomson, Toronto (1982); John and Paul Herring & Company, Inc., New York (until 1990); Private collection, South Germany (acquired from the above, 1990-1991); Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner, Bremen (acquired from the above); Rolf Honer, Hamburg; Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 27 June 1995, lot 21; Jan Krugier, acquired at the above sale
Exhibition History :
Munich, Kunstverein Munchen, Neue Munchner Sezession, February-March 1915, no. 66; Kunsthaus Zurich and Frankfurt, Kunstsalon Schames, Neue Munchner Sezession, January-March 1916, no. 28; Kunsthaus Basel, Neue Muncher Sezession, 1916, no. 41; Dresden, Galerie Emil Richter, Deutsche Expressionisten, September-October 1916, no. 11; Kunstverein Jena, Paul Klee und Albert Bloch, December 1917-January 1918.; Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, October-November 1929, no. 8 (titled Der Weihnachtsbaum); Dusseldorf, Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen in Verbindung mit der Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, June-July 1931, p. 5, no. 3 (titled Weinachtsbaum); Munich, Haus der Kunst, Munchen und die Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts. Der Blaue Reiter. Der Weg von 1908-1914, September-October 1949, p. 31, no. 92 (illustrated, p. 11; titled Ovale Landschaft); Kunsthalle Basel, Der Blaue Reiter 1908-1914, Wegbereiter und Zeitgenossen: Kandinsky, Marc, Macke, Klee, January-February 1950, p. 26, no. 65 (titled Ovale Landschaft); Venice, Pavillon Allemand, XXVe Esposizione Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte, June-October 1950, no. 312; Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, E.V., Paul Klee, May-June 1952, no. 15 (illustrated; titled Garten); Dusseldorf, Galerie Alex Vomel, Paul Klee, August Macke, October 1952, no. 4; Dusseldorf, Galerie Wolfgang Wittrock, Neuerwerbungen Graphik, Zeichnungen 4, 1982, no. 82 (illustrated in color); New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, Paul Klee: Traces of Memory, May-June 1998, p. 87, no. 7 (illustrated in color, p. 17); Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Paul Klee, June-October 1998, p. 218 (illustrated in color, p. 116); Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie, Paul Klee: Traces de la memoire, November 1998-February 1999, p. 97 (illustrated in color, p. 21); Paris, Fondation Dina Vierny--Musee Maillol, Le feu sous les cendres: de Picasso a Basquiat, October 2005-February 2006.; Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Das ewige Auge: Von Rembrandt bis Picasso, Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Jan Krugier und Marie Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, July-October 2007, p. 332, no. 158 (illustrated in color, p. 333); Bern, Zentrum Paul Klee, Klee rencontre Picasso, June-September 2010, p. 267 (illustrated in color, p. 104)

Christie's New York

Date:
2013-11-04
Lot Number :
40
Low Estimate :
$2,000,000
High Estimate :
$3,000,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold

Sotheby's London

Date:
1995-06-27
Lot Number :
21
Low Estimate :
$475,600[+13%]*
High Estimate :
$634,100[-15%]*
Hammer Price :
$539,000*