Lot 49: Schauplatz eines Dramas

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Description: Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Schauplatz eines Dramas
signed 'Klee' (centre left); titled, dated and numbered 'Klee 1923/13 Shauplatz eines Dramas.' (on the artist's mount)
watercolour on primed canvas laid down on the artist's mount
canvas: 12¼ x 18 5/8 in. (31 x 47.3 cm.)
mount: 18¼ x 24½ in. (46.5 x 62.3 cm.)
Executed in 1923
Artist or Maker: Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Provenance: Dr. Flesche, Braunschweig.
H. Milchsack, Basel and Dusseldorf.
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne, by May 1950.
Milton L. Fisher, Chicago, by whom acquired from the above in 1950.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 May 1990, lot 154 (sold for $1,320,000).
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Notes: PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

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