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Wird Erwachen (Will Awaken)

Paul Klee-Wird Erwachen (Will Awaken)-1935

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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Wird Erwachen (Will Awaken)
Size:
sheet: 21 x 32.7; artist's mount: 35.1 x 50 cm
Medium :
Watercolour and gouache on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1935
Marks
Faintly signed Klee (lower right); dated 1935, titled and inscribed K7 (lower centre) and numbered IV (lower left) on the artist's mount
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Lily Klee, Bern (the artist's wife, by descent from the artist in 1940); Klee Gesellschaft, Bern (from 1946); Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris; Pierre Janlet, Brussels (acquired from the previous in May 1948); Thence by descent to the present owners
Exhibition History :
Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Paul Klee, 1935, no. 180; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum & Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paul Klee, 1957, no. 88a, illustrated in the catalogue; Brussels, Credit Communal de Belgique, Art Africain, Art Moderne, 1971, no. 160; Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Panorama de l'œuvre de Paul Klee, 1980, no. 94, illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2017-03-02
Lot Number :
164
Low Estimate :
$124,525[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$186,787[-40%]*
Hammer Price :
$112,072
Sold For :
$140,090*