Lot 145: Paul Klee (1879-1940)

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Description: Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Nordafrikanisch
dated, numbered and inscribed '1920.1. Afrikanisch' (on the artist's mount); bears signature
watercolor and oil transfer on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Sheet size: 12 x 9 1/8 in. (30.5 x 23.3 cm.)
Mount size: 12¾ x 9 7/8 in. (32.2 x 25 cm.)
Executed in 1920
Exhibited: Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst (Hans Goltz), Paul Klee, May-June 1920, no. 233.
Literature: M. Benz-Zauner, Werkanalytische Untersuchungen zu den Tunesien-Aquarellen Paul Klees, Frankfurt, 1984, p. 180.
The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, Bern, 1999, vol. 3, p. 153, no. 2346.
Provenance: Galerie Neue Kunst (Hans Goltz), Munich (July 1920).
Acquired by the family of the present owners, circa 1935.
Notes: Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Nordafrikanisch
dated, numbered and inscribed '1920.1. Afrikanisch' (on the artist's mount); bears signature
watercolor and oil transfer on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Sheet size: 12 x 9 1/8 in. (30.5 x 23.3 cm.)
Mount size: 12¾ x 9 7/8 in. (32.2 x 25 cm.)
Executed in 1920

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