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Vier Egelschiffe (Four Sailships) (Quatre Voiliers)

Paul Klee-Vier Egelschiffe (Four Sailships) (Quatre Voiliers)-1927

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Vier Egelschiffe (Four Sailships) (Quatre Voiliers)
Size:
18.39 x 58.1 cm
Medium :
Oil on masonite (Hardboard)
Creation Year:
1927
Marks
Signed 'Klee', dated '1927' and numbered 'E2' lower right
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Paul Klee, Dessau/Dusseldorf/Bern (1927-1940); Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin (on commission from the artist 1928-1934, inventory no. B 8648); Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (on commission from the artist 1928-1934, inventory no. 8648); Contempora Art Circle (P. L. Wiener/I. B. Neumann), New York (on commission from the artist 1934 -1935); New Art Circle (I. B. Neumann), New York (on commission from the artist from 1935 until at least 1936); Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (on commission from the artist 1936-1940, inventory no. 8648); Lily Klee, Bern (1940-1946); Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (on commission from Lily Klee from 1940 until at least 1950, inventory no. 8648); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (1946 until at least 1950); Curt Valentin Gallery, New York (before 1953); G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh (until 1960); Galerie Beyeler, Basel (1960-1968); Brook Street Gallery, London (acquired in 1968); Private Collection (acquired circa the 1980s); By descent to the present owner
Exhibition History :
Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, 1928, no. 16; Brussels, Galerie Le Centaure, Paul Klee, R. Sintenis, 1928, no. 24; Paris, Galerie Georges Bernheim et Cie, Paul Klee, 1929, no. 23; Dusseldorf, Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen in Verbindung mit der Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, 1931, no. 49; Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Paul Klee, 1936, no. 4; Stockholm, Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Paul Klee, 1949, no. 2; London, The Mayor Gallery, Paul Klee, 1950, no. 1; New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Paul Klee, 1953, no. 14; Zurich, Kunsthaus; Dusseldorf, Kunstmuseum & The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh / USA, 1960-61, no. 81; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Klee, 1963, no. 29; Ascona, Galleria Castel-Nuovo, Trudy Neuburg-Coray, Paul Klee. Öl, Aquarell, Zeichnungen. Werke 1910-1940, 1964, no. 9

Sotheby's Paris

Date:
2013-12-04
Lot Number :
7
Low Estimate :
$135,600[+500%]*
High Estimate :
$203,400[+300%]*
Hammer Price :
$813,800
Sold For :
$980,670*