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Wachsende Waffen

Paul Klee-Wachsende Waffen-1935

Sell Through Rate: 50%

Artist:
Artwork:
Wachsende Waffen
Size:
31.5 x 26.3 cm
Medium :
Watercolour on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1935
Marks
Signed 'Klee' lower left, dated, inscribed and numbered '1935 M9 wachsende Waffen' on the artist's mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Lily Klee, Bern, from 1940 to 1946.; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, from 1946 to 1950.; Rolf & Catherine E. Burgi, Bern, until 1951.; Curt Valentin [Buchholz Gallery; Valentin Gallery], Berlin & New York, from 1951 to 1954.; Galerie Berggruen & Cie, Paris, from 1954 to 1956.; Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 26 June 1996, lot 256; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1998, lot 217
Exhibition History :
Lucerne, Galerie Rosengart, Paul Klee, June - September 1948, no. 27, this exhibition later travelled to Antwerp, Galerij Artes and to Liege, Assocation pour le progres intellectuel et artistique de la Wallonie; New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Paul Klee, September - October 1953, no. 33; Bologna, Museo Morandi, Paul Klee. Figure e metamorfosi, November 2000 - March 2001, no. 78 (illustrated)

Christie's London

Date:
2010-02-03
Lot Number :
227
Low Estimate :
$159,500
High Estimate :
$239,300
Hammer Price :
Not sold

Sotheby's New York

Date:
1998-05-14
Lot Number :
217
Low Estimate :
$50,000[-5%]*
High Estimate :
$70,000[-32%]*
Hammer Price :
$47,500*