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Schleiertanz (Veil Dance)

Paul Klee-Schleiertanz (Veil Dance)-1920

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Schleiertanz (Veil Dance)
Size:
25.9 x 40 cm
Medium :
Watercolor on ink transfer drawing on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1920
Marks
Signed 'Klee' and dated '1920.34' upper right, titled 'Schleiertanz' and dated '1920/34' on the artist's board lower left
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Munich (until June 1920); Harry Fuld Senior, Frankfurt; Harry Fuld Junior, Frankfurt (by descent from the above in 1932); Seized by the German Customs authority at the Dutch border and taken to a depository at Neuwied in the Rhineland (possibly); Hermann Lange, Bellevuestrasse, Berlin; Allied art depot at Schloss, Kogl, Salzburg Central Collecting Point, Munich (March 15, 1946: inv. No. 21011/16); Jewish Restitution Successor Organisation (May 29, 1949); The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (received in custody from JRSO to the Bezalel National Museum, 1950-1965, and thereafter in custody of its successor institution, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1965-2010)
Exhibition History :
Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, 1920, no. 247; Jena, Kunst-Verein zu Jena, Paul Klee, 1920, no. 29; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Die Maler am Bauhaus, 1950, no. 180; Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Modern Masterworks on Paper, 1999; London, Hayward Gallery, Paul Klee - The Nature of Creation, 2002

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2010-11-03
Lot Number :
342
Low Estimate :
$300,000[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$400,000[-33%]*
Hammer Price :
$270,000
Sold For :
$326,500*