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Trauerblumen (Mourning Flowers)

Paul Klee-Trauerblumen (Mourning Flowers)-1917

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Artist:
Artwork:
Trauerblumen (Mourning Flowers)
Size:
image: 23.2 x 14.7; artist's mount: 26 x 18 cm
Medium :
Watercolour and pen and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1917
Marks
Signed 'Klee' (upper left); dated, numbered and inscribed '1917 132 Trauerblumen' (on the artist's mount)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Galerie Neue Kunst - Hans Goltz, Munich, by whom acquired directly from the artist in summer 1918; Karl Julius Anselmino, Wuppertal, by whom acquired before 1956; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Paul Klee, Gosta Adrian-Nilsson, Gabriele Munter, December 1917, no. 26; Munich, Galeriestrasse 26, Neue Munchner Secession, IV. Ausstellung, June - October 1918, no. 86, p. 20; Wuppertal, Kunst- und Museumsverein, Paul Klee 1879-1940: Werke aus Jahren 1904 bis 1940, January - February 1956, no. 11, p. 3; Bern, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee: Ausstellung in Verbindung mit der Paul-Klee-Stiftung, August - November 1956, no. 408, p. 68; Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, December 1956 - January 1957, no. 74, p. 15; Darmstadt, Mathildenhohe, 2. Internationale der Zeichnung, July - September 1967, no. 23, p. 293 (illustrated); Cologne, Kunsthalle, Weltkunst aus Privatbesitz, May - August 1968, no. G3 (illustrated pl. 1); Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Paul Klee: Das Fruhwerk 1883-1922, December 1979 - March 1980, no. 329 (illustrated); Saarbrucken, Saarland Museum, Paul Klee: Wachstum regt sich, Klees Zwiesprache mit der Natur, March - May 1990, no. 32 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Karlsruhe, Prinz-Max-Palais, June - August 1990; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Elan Vital oder Das Auge des Eros, May - August 1994, no. 295, p. 557 (illustrated pl. 99); On loan to the Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen Munchen, by 1979 and until at least 1994 (inv. no. L.1664)

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-28
Lot Number :
233
Low Estimate :
$350,022[+68%]*
High Estimate :
$490,030[+20%]*
Hammer Price :
$588,036
Sold For :
$717,894*