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Wer Toten Wen

Paul Klee-Wer Toten Wen-1931

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Artist:
Artwork:
Wer Toten Wen
Size:
image size: 28.6 x 47; mount size: 47.5 x 62.2 cm
Medium :
Tempera and watercolor on paper laid down on card
Creation Year:
1931
Marks
Signed 'Klee' (lower right); dated, titled, numbered and inscribed '1931. L.7. wer toten wen S Cl' (on the artist's mount)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Lily Klee, Bern (wife of the artist); Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the previous, 1946); Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne (1948-1950); Charlotte Picher Purcell, Chicago (by 1950); Main Street Gallery, Chicago (circa 1973); Saidenberg Gallery, Inc., New York (acquired from the previous); Serge Sabarsky Gallery, New York (acquired from the previous, 1973); Acquired from the previous by the present owner, circa 1985
Exhibition History :
Kunsthalle Basel, Paul Klee, October-November 1935, p. 9, no. 115; Kunstmuseum Luzern, Paul Klee: Fritz Huf, April-June 1936, p. 6, no. 91; Lucerne, Galerie Rosengart; Antwerp, Galerij Artes and Liege, Association pour le progres intellectuel et artistique de la Wallonie, Paul Klee, June 1948-April 1949, no. 22; The Arts Club of Chicago, Paul Klee: Works from Chicago Collections, January-February 1962, no. 41; Des Moines Art Center, Paul Klee: Paintings and Watercolors from The Bauhaus Years, 1921-1931, September-October 1973, no. 58 (illustrated); New York, Serge Sabarsky Gallery, Paul Klee: The Late Years, 1930-1940, fall 1977, pp. 25 and 42 (illustrated in color, pl. 9); Bern, Zentrum Paul Klee and Museum der Bildenden Kunste Leipzig, Paul Klee: Sonderklasse Unverkauflich, October 2014-May 2015, no. 252 (illustrated in color, pp. 121 and 433)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-11-12
Lot Number :
146
Low Estimate :
$250,000
High Estimate :
$350,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold