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Scherzo Mit Der Leiter (Scherzo And A Ladder)

Paul Klee-Scherzo Mit Der Leiter (Scherzo And A Ladder)-1918

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Scherzo Mit Der Leiter (Scherzo And A Ladder)
Size:
Image: 29.2 x 22.2; Mount: 32.7 x 25.2 cm
Medium :
Pen and India ink on paper laid down by the artist on board
Creation Year:
1918
Marks
Signed 'Klee' lower center, dated, numbered and titled '1918 174 Scherzo mit der Leiter' on the artist's mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Estate of the artist. Lily Klee, Bern (by descent from the above, 1940); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the above, 1946); Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Berlin and New York; Acquired from the above, by 1950
Exhibition History :
New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Paul Klee: Sixty-six Unknown Drawings, April 1955, no. 5 (illustrated on the cover)

Christie's New York

Date:
2006-11-09
Lot Number :
183
Low Estimate :
$40,000[+38%]*
High Estimate :
$60,000[-8%]*
Hammer Price :
$55,000
Sold For :
$66,000*