Lot 669: Paul Klee (1879-1940)

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Description: Ohne Titel
signed 'Klee' (upper left); signed, numbered and inscribed '1917.40 S. Kl' (lower left)
watercolour, pen and ink on paper attached to the artist's mount
3 3/4 x 11 in. (9.5 x 28 cm.)
Executed in 1917
Artist or Maker: Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Exhibited: Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, 60. Ausstellung, May - June 1920, no. 126.
Jena, Kunstverein, Paul Klee, Johannes Melzahn, Fritz Stuckenberg, January - February 1920, no. 50.
Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Paul Klee, Hans Mattis Teutsch, Gesamtschau, 99. Ausstellung, July - August 1921, no. 59.
Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Paul Klee, Das Frühwerk 1883-1922, December 1979 - March 1980, no. 318 (illustrated).
Literature: W. Kersten, Paul Klee, "Zerstörung, der Konstruktion zuliebe?"', Marburg, 1987, p. 50.
Exh. cat., Paul Klee, Im Zeichen der Teilung, Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, January - April 1995 (illustrated p. 333).
Exh. cat., Paul Klee in Jena 1924, Jena, Stadtmuseum Göhre, March - April 1999, p. 144.
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. II, 1913-1918, Bern, 2000, no. 1724 (illustrated p. 382).
Provenance: L.A. Kolker, Scarsdale.
Anonymous sale, Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern, 9 & 11 June 1966, lot 478. Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London, from 1966.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 June 1982, lot 126.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 7 December 1983, lot 341.
Waddington Galleries Ltd., London, 1983-1984.
Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie., Geneva, 1984-1985.
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