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Etcher, Painter, b. 1879 - d. 1940

Born in Switzerland in 1879, artist Paul Klee was a gifted musician to whom, at age 11, the Bern Music Association extended an invitation. His interests turned to art in his teens, and in 1898, he began studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. Influenced by his love of music and German Expressionist art, he believed art should express the metaphysical. His 1914 journey to Tunisia proved the catalyst that pushed him toward abstract paintings, with his art emphasizing shapes and color.

Beginning in 1921, artist Paul Klee spent 10 years teaching at the Bauhaus and two years at Dusseldorf. Expressionism art proved his escape from the traumas of World War II, and Paul Klee's artwork is often colorful, vibrant, and thought-provoking. Returning to Switzerland in 1933, he experienced a burst of creativity before his death in 1940. Paul Klee's art for sale is highly respected for its emphasis on the subconscious, mystical, and psychological, and still influences today's artists. Invite lively conversation by adding vibrant vintage abstract paintings to your growing collection.

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              • PAUL KLEE, PAUL KLEE
                Jul. 17, 2024

                PAUL KLEE, PAUL KLEE

                Est: €200 - €400

                PAUL KLEE (1879 - 1940) Paul Klee 1986 Illustrated monografic catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition held at Museo d'Arte Moderna Ca' Pesaro, Venice (June 21st - October 5th 1986) 27 x 23 cm Mazzotta edition Pages 240 No defects

                Art-Rite
              • PAUL KLEE, PAUL KLEE
                Jul. 17, 2024

                PAUL KLEE, PAUL KLEE

                Est: €60 - €120

                PAUL KLEE (1879 - 1940) Paul Klee 1992 Monographic illustrated catalogue edited on the occasion of the exhibition held at Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Palazzo Forti, Verona (July 4th - November 2nd, 1992) 27 x 23 cm Nuove Edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta Pages 368 Defects

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              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KIND AN DER FREITREPPE – 12IN x 14IN (30cm x 36cm)
                Jul. 09, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KIND AN DER FREITREPPE – 12IN x 14IN (30cm x 36cm)

                Est: $2,000 - $2,500

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) mid-century, silk screen serigraph titled Kind an der Freitreppe or Child on Open Stairway, after the original which was painted in 1923. It is matted and framed under glass and it measures 12 inches x 14 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) COLOR LITHOGRAPH TITLED ROTE WEISSE KUPPELN 1914.45 – 24IN x 30IN
                Jul. 09, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) COLOR LITHOGRAPH TITLED ROTE WEISSE KUPPELN 1914.45 – 24IN x 30IN

                Est: $1,000 - $1,250

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) color lithograph titled Rote Weisse Kuppeln Or Red White Cupolas after the original which was painted in 1914. It is framed under glass and it measures 24 inches x 30 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KETTLEDRUMMER – 12IN x 15IN (30cm x 38cm)
                Jul. 09, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KETTLEDRUMMER – 12IN x 15IN (30cm x 38cm)

                Est: $2,000 - $2,500

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) mid-century, silk screen serigraph titled Kettledrummer, after the original which was painted in 1940 right before his death. It is matted and framed under glass and it measures 12 inches x 15 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • Paul KLEE (1879-1940), Ausstellungsplakat / Exhibition poster, Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul, 1977
                Jul. 08, 2024

                Paul KLEE (1879-1940), Ausstellungsplakat / Exhibition poster, Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul, 1977

                Est: €80 - €160

                Titel: 'Paul Klee, 9 juillet - 30 septembre 1977, Fondation Maeght', Technik: Farbdruck auf Posterpapier, Druck: Imprimerie Arte, Maeght Editeur, Maße: 76,5 x 41cm, Zustand: gut, untere rechte Kante knickfaltig

                Auktionshaus Schwab
              • Paul Klee - "Park Bei Lu"
                Jul. 06, 2024

                Paul Klee - "Park Bei Lu"

                Est: $70 - $80

                Paul Klee - "Park Bei Lu". Reproduction Giclee. 20 x 26. Excellent condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Paul Klee, Dancing Girl
                Jul. 02, 2024

                Paul Klee, Dancing Girl

                Est: $50 - $100

                Paul Klee (German, 1879-1940), print adhered to board depicting a girl in red dancing with an umbrella, 22 1/2" x 22 1/4" board, 27 3/4" x 27 3/4" framed.

                Old Kinderhook Auction Company
              • Paul Klee,Swiss (1879 - 1940)
                Jun. 28, 2024

                Paul Klee,Swiss (1879 - 1940)

                Est: $100 - $500

                Paul Klee,Swiss (1879 - 1940) "Standing Figure" Lithograph on Paper, Signed Lower Right. Sight measures 28" x 16". Frame measures 36-1/2" x 24-1/4". Condition: Has a crease to an area mid center left otherwise good condition. Estimate 100.00 - 500.00 Domestic shipping Third party

                Orion Antiques
              • Hitze (Heat)
                Jun. 25, 2024

                Hitze (Heat)

                Est: £500,000 - £700,000

                Paul Klee 1879 - 1940 Hitze (Heat) signed Klee (upper right); dated 1940, titled and numbered L4 (on the artist’s mount) coloured paste on paper laid down on the artist's mount sheet: 47.8 by 62.3 cm. 18⅞ by 24½ in. mount: 49.6 by 69.6 cm. 19½ by 27⅜ in. Executed in 1940.

                Sotheby's
              • Paul Klee, 1879-1940, Laternenfest Bauhaus
                Jun. 24, 2024

                Paul Klee, 1879-1940, Laternenfest Bauhaus

                Est: CHF6,000 - CHF8,000

                Signed lower left in the stone: Klee. Dated and inscribed in the stone: 1922, Laternen Fest Bauhaus. Verso stamp: L. Hirschfeld-Mack, Ferny Creek. Vic., Australia. Inscribed with ballpoint: Paul Klee, von ihm handkoloriert, 1922. Inscribed in pencil: Paul Klee, 5. Printer and publisher: Staatliches Bauhaus, Weimar.

                Germann Auction House Ltd
              • Lot of 4 Vintage Paul Klee Lithographs/Prints
                Jun. 23, 2024

                Lot of 4 Vintage Paul Klee Lithographs/Prints

                Est: $100 - $150

                Paul Klee, Swiss/German (1879-1940) Lot of 7 Vintage Lithographs/Prints on Paper. Condition: Generally Good. Some Yellowing & Foxing Due to Age. Dimensions: 16" x 13". Provenance: Contents of a NYC Print Shop That Is No Longer in Business. Please note the absence of a Condition Report does not imply that there are no condition issues with this lot. Please contact us for a detailed Condition Report. It is the Buyer's responsibility to inspect each lot and deem their own opinions on Condition, Description, Provenance, and Validity before purchasing. Please make an appointment to preview or ask for Condition Reports. Condition Reports are rendered as an opinion by the staff of the Auction House and not as statements of fact. REMEMBER ALL SALES ARE FINAL AND ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD AS-IS, WHERE IS.

                World Auction Gallery
              • Lot of 4 Vintage Paul Klee Lithographs/Prints
                Jun. 23, 2024

                Lot of 4 Vintage Paul Klee Lithographs/Prints

                Est: $100 - $150

                Paul Klee, Swiss/German (1879-1940) Lot of 4 Vintage Lithographs/Prints on Heavy Paper. Condition: Generally Very Good. Some Yellowing of The Paper Due to Age. Dimensions: 16" x 13". Provenance: Contents of a NYC Print Shop That Is No Longer in Business. Please note the absence of a Condition Report does not imply that there are no condition issues with this lot. Please contact us for a detailed Condition Report. It is the Buyer's responsibility to inspect each lot and deem their own opinions on Condition, Description, Provenance, and Validity before purchasing. Please make an appointment to preview or ask for Condition Reports. Condition Reports are rendered as an opinion by the staff of the Auction House and not as statements of fact. REMEMBER ALL SALES ARE FINAL AND ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD AS-IS, WHERE IS.

                World Auction Gallery
              • D'après Paul KLEE (1879-1940)
                Jun. 19, 2024

                D'après Paul KLEE (1879-1940)

                Est: €600 - €800

                D'après Paul KLEE (1879-1940) Ensemble de douze gravures Environ 20 x 30 cm chacune Une non encadrée

                HVMC - Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo
              • Paul Klee 1879–1940
                Jun. 19, 2024

                Paul Klee 1879–1940

                Est: CHF80,000 - CHF120,000

                Paul Klee 1879–1940 Luftkampf, 1920 Öl und Aquarell auf Papier auf Karton unten in der Mitte unleserlich signiert Klee unten links datiert und bezeichnet 1920 2 Luftkampf 30 x 23,8 cm

                Artcurial Beurret Bailly Widmer
              • Paul Klee 1879–1940
                Jun. 19, 2024

                Paul Klee 1879–1940

                Est: CHF30,000 - CHF40,000

                Paul Klee 1879–1940 Der grosse Kaiser reitet in den Krieg, 1920 Feder auf Papier auf Karton oben rechts signiert Klee unten links auf dem Karton datiert und bezeichnet 1920. 68. Der grosse Kaiser reitet in den Krieg 31,8 x 23,6 cm

                Artcurial Beurret Bailly Widmer
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KIND AN DER FREITREPPE – 12IN x 14IN (30cm x 36cm)
                Jun. 18, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KIND AN DER FREITREPPE – 12IN x 14IN (30cm x 36cm)

                Est: $2,000 - $2,500

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) mid-century, silk screen serigraph titled Kind an der Freitreppe or Child on Open Stairway, after the original which was painted in 1923. It is matted and framed under glass and it measures 12 inches x 14 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) COLOR LITHOGRAPH TITLED ROTE WEISSE KUPPELN 1914.45 – 24IN x 30IN
                Jun. 18, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) COLOR LITHOGRAPH TITLED ROTE WEISSE KUPPELN 1914.45 – 24IN x 30IN

                Est: $1,000 - $1,250

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) color lithograph titled Rote Weisse Kuppeln Or Red White Cupolas after the original which was painted in 1914. It is framed under glass and it measures 24 inches x 30 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KETTLEDRUMMER – 12IN x 15IN (30cm x 38cm)
                Jun. 18, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KETTLEDRUMMER – 12IN x 15IN (30cm x 38cm)

                Est: $2,000 - $2,500

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) mid-century, silk screen serigraph titled Kettledrummer, after the original which was painted in 1940 right before his death. It is matted and framed under glass and it measures 12 inches x 15 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) LITHOGRAPH TITLED BURG UND SONNE, 25IN x 28IN (64cm x 71cm)
                Jun. 18, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) LITHOGRAPH TITLED BURG UND SONNE, 25IN x 28IN (64cm x 71cm)

                Est: $1,500 - $2,000

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) lithograph titled Burg Und Sonne, after the original which was painted in 1928. It is matted and framed under glass and it measures 25 inches x 28 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE, WOMAN WITH A HEART, LITHOGRAPH
                Jun. 18, 2024

                PAUL KLEE, WOMAN WITH A HEART, LITHOGRAPH

                Est: $600 - $800

                Artist: Paul Klee, Swiss (1879 - 1940) Title: Woman WIth A Heart Year: 1938 Medium: Lithograph, signed in the plate Size: 8.75 x 13 in. (22.23 x 33.02 cm) Frame Size: 24 x 28 inches

                RoGallery
              • Paul KLEE - Personnage heureux
                Jun. 16, 2024

                Paul KLEE - Personnage heureux

                Est: CHF150 - CHF200

                This description has been translated automatically: Paul KLEE (1879 - 1940) Happy character Color photolithograph after a painting Signed in the plate On vellum 83 x 60 cm Excellent condition We can provide shipping quote and service under demand ORIGINAL CONTENT : Paul KLEE (1879 - 1940) Personnage heureux Photolithographie en couleurs d'après une peinture Signée dans la planche Sur vélin 83 x 60 cm Excellent état Sur simple demande, nous pouvons fournir un devis d'expédition et vous envoyer vos acquisitions de façon sécurisée.

                TGP Auction
              • Paul Klee - "Park Bei Lu"
                Jun. 15, 2024

                Paul Klee - "Park Bei Lu"

                Est: $70 - $80

                Paul Klee - "Park Bei Lu". Reproduction Giclee. 20 x 26. Excellent condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Paul Klee Lithograph
                Jun. 13, 2024

                Paul Klee Lithograph

                Est: $10 - $1,000

                Signed In Print. Klee. 16" X 12.5" Paper. 20" X 16" Including Matting.

                Berner's Auction Gallery
              • Esel
                Jun. 12, 2024

                Esel

                Est: €5,000 - €7,000

                Paul Klee 1879 - 1940  Esel    signed in pencil and titled  lithograph printed on simili japon paper  image: 240 by 145 mm. 9½ by 5½ in.  sheet (visible): 355 by 235 mm. 14 by 9¼ in. Executed in 1925; this impression is Kornfeld's state b (of c) from the edition of 15.  _________________________________________________________ Paul Klee 1879 - 1940  Esel  signiert mit Bleistift und betitelt Lithografie auf Simili Japan Papier Bildmaß: 240 x 145 mm Blattmaß (sichtbar): 355 x 235 mm Entstanden 1925; dies ist Kornfeld's Zustand b (von c) aus der Auflage von 15. Please note that the description of the “VAT reduced rate” symbol (double dagger) applicable to this lot should read as follows: “Germany - The Hammer Price and the Buyer’s Premium will be subject to import VAT at the reduced rate, currently 7%. This tax will be charged to the Buyer who may be able to claim a refund of this additional expense if the property is exported outside the European Union.”

                Sotheby's
              • Die Heilige vom innern Licht
                Jun. 12, 2024

                Die Heilige vom innern Licht

                Est: €7,000 - €9,000

                Paul Klee 1879 - 1940  Die Heilige vom innern Licht    signed in pencil, dated and inscribed with the work number 122  lithograph printed in colours on heavy wove paper  image: 310 by 175 mm. 12¼ by 6⅞ in.  sheet: 316 by 180 mm. 12½ by 7⅛ in.   Executed in 1921; this impression is Kornfeld's second (final) state from the edition of 100 (there was also an edition of ten on Japan paper), printed and published by Staatliches Bauhaus, Berlin.   _________________________________________________________ Paul Klee 1879 - 1940  Die Heilige vom innern Licht signiert mit Bleistift, datiert und bezeichnet mit der Werknummer 122 Farblithografie auf festem Velin Bildmaß: 310 x 175 mm Blattmaß: 316 x 180 mm Entstanden 1921; dieser Abzug ist Kornfeld's zweiter (und letzter) Zustand aus der Auflage von 100 (neben der Auflage von 10 auf Japanpapier), gedruckt und herausgegeben von Staatliches Bauhaus, Berlin. Please note that the description of the “VAT reduced rate” symbol (double dagger) applicable to this lot should read as follows: “Germany - The Hammer Price and the Buyer’s Premium will be subject to import VAT at the reduced rate, currently 7%. This tax will be charged to the Buyer who may be able to claim a refund of this additional expense if the property is exported outside the European Union.”

                Sotheby's
              • Hoffmaneske Szene
                Jun. 12, 2024

                Hoffmaneske Szene

                Est: €10,000 - €15,000

                Paul Klee 1879 - 1940 Hoffmaneske Szene (from: Bauhaus-Drucke. Neue Europäische Graphik. Erste Mappe. Meister des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar) signed in pencil, dated and inscribed with the work number 123 lithograph printed in colours on wove paper image: 315 by 230 mm. 12⅜ by 9 in. sheet: 353 by 260 mm. 13⅞ by 10¼ in. Executed in 1921; this impression is from the total edition of 110, published by Staatliches Bauhaus, Weimar. _________________________________________________________ Paul Klee 1879 - 1940 Hoffmaneske Szene (aus: Bauhaus-Drucke. Neue Europäische Graphik. Erste Mappe. Meister des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar) signiert mit Bleistift, datiert und bezeichnet mit der Werknummer 123 Farblithografie auf festem Velin Bildmaß: 315 x 230 mm Blattmaß: 353 x 260 mm Entstanden 1921; dieser Abzug stammt aus einer Gesamtauflage von 110, herausgegeben von Staatliches Bauhaus, Weimar.

                Sotheby's
              • Paul Klee - Schwarzer Furst - 1995 Offset Lithograph 28" x 23.5"
                Jun. 11, 2024

                Paul Klee - Schwarzer Furst - 1995 Offset Lithograph 28" x 23.5"

                Est: $150 - $200

                "Schwarzer Furst" by Paul Klee, 1995 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 28 x 23.5 inches, with an image size of 19.25 x 14.25 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A: Mint. Additional details: Rare exhibition poster from the series Collection of European Masters, published for the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen by Achenbach Editions. The museum features temporary and permanent exhibitions of German and international art, offering impressive modern installations and interactive displays. The artists whose works you can see displayed at the museum include Kandinsky and Picasso. The permanent exhibitions include works of expressionist and impressionist painters.

                DUMBO Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE ORIGINAL ABSTRACT SKETCHING AFTER
                Jun. 08, 2024

                PAUL KLEE ORIGINAL ABSTRACT SKETCHING AFTER

                Est: $100 - $10,000

                180133 PAUL KLEE ORIGINAL ABSTRACT SKETCHING AFTER Paul Klee (1879-1940, German) original abstract figure sketching made in the manner of, after the time of Klee. This is an original sketching done in the same style and technique as Klee by an unknown artist. Paul Klee's highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. Klee was a natural draftsman who experimented with and eventually deeply explored color theory, writing about it extensively; his lectures Writings on Form and Design Theory (Schriften zur Form und Gestaltungslehre), published in English as the Paul Klee Notebooks, are held to be as important for modern art asLeonardo da Vinci's A Treatise on Painting was for the Renaissance. Size: 10.25 X 7.75", 14 X 18" Frame Condition: Very fine.

                Florida Estate Sales Inc.
              • Paul Klee (1879-1940) Swiss, Lithograph
                Jun. 08, 2024

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) Swiss, Lithograph

                Est: $200 - $400

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) Swiss, Lithograph. Titled "Houses on the Sea." Signed middle right. Inscribed "Starboard, Front, Left" on the back. Depicts numerous homes in multiple colors. Overall size: 15 X 19 1/2 in. Sight size: 14 X 18 1/2 in. #1601 . Paul Klee was born in December 1879 in Munchenbuchsee, Switzerland into a family of musicians, and became proficient at the violin. Drawn to art, he studied from 1898 to 1901 in Munich, first with Heinrich Knirr, then at the Kunstakademie under Franz von Stuck. Primitive art, surrealism, cubism, and children’s art all blended into his small-scale and delicate paintings, watercolors, and drawings. Upon completing his schooling he traveled to Italy to study Early Christian and Byzantine art. After his marriage in 1906 to the pianist Lili Stumpf, Klee settled in Munich, Germany, then an important center for avant-garde art. His friendship with the painters Wassily Kandinsky and August Macke prompted him to join Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), an expressionist group that contributed much to the development of abstract art. In 1920 he was appointed to the faculty of the Bauhaus, teaching in Weimar from 1921 to 1926 and in Dessau from 1926 to 1931. After exhibitions in New York and Paris from 1924 to 1930, he went to Dusseldorf to teach at the Akademie in 1931, shortly before the Nazis closed the Bauhaus. Forced by the Nazis to leave Germany in 1933, Klee settled in Bern. Seventeen of his works were included in the Nazi exhibition of "degenerate art," Entartete Kunst, in 1937. Major Klee exhibitions took place in Bern and Basel in 1935 and in Zurich in 1940. He died in June 1940, in Muralto-Locarno, Switzerland. This particular piece was originally hung in an American President Lines passenger vessel, as evidenced by the instructions on the back. Location Box 4

                Sarasota Estate Auction
              • Paul Klee Abstract Etching
                Jun. 06, 2024

                Paul Klee Abstract Etching

                Est: $400 - $600

                Paul Klee (1879 - 1940) etching of an abstract figure. Signed at the bottom left and numbered 8 / 10 in pencil. Measures 13 1/4 " x 15 1/4". Site 6 1/4" x 8 1/4".

                Embassy Auctions International
              • Paul Klee (1879-1940) Kriegshafen (Naval Port) plume et encre sur papier mo
                Jun. 05, 2024

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) Kriegshafen (Naval Port) plume et encre sur papier mo

                Est: €20,000 - €30,000

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) Kriegshafen (Naval Port) plume et encre sur papier monté sur papier fort Feuille : 30.5 x 45.6 cm. Montage de l'artiste : 50 x 64.5 cm. Réalisé en 1929.

                Christie's
              • Paul KLEE - Table aux dés (les années 20)
                Jun. 04, 2024

                Paul KLEE - Table aux dés (les années 20)

                Est: CHF200 - CHF250

                This description has been translated automatically: Paul KLEE (1879-1940) Dice table (the 1920s), 1970 Original lithograph poster On thick paper 54 x 66 cm Created for the exhibition "Paul Klee, the 20s" at the Berggruen Gallery in 1970 and printed in the Mourlot workshops. Excellent condition We can provide shipping quote and service under demand ORIGINAL CONTENT : Paul KLEE (1879-1940) Table aux dés (les années 20), 1970 Affiche originale en lithographie Sur papier épais 54 x 66 cm Créée pour l'exposition "Paul Klee, les années 20" à la Galerie Berggruen en 1970 et imprimée dans les ateliers Mourlot. Excellent état Sur simple demande, nous pouvons fournir un devis d'expédition et vous envoyer vos acquisitions de façon sécurisée.

                TGP Auction
              • Paul Klee, Tagesspuk auf dem Hauptplatz, 1929
                Jun. 04, 2024

                Paul Klee, Tagesspuk auf dem Hauptplatz, 1929

                Est: €170,000 - €200,000

                Signed 'Klee' in the upper right in the depiction, dated 'IV 1929.6' lower left on the card and titled 'Tagesspuk auf dem Hauptplatz' right. “Tagesspuk auf dem Hauptplatz” presents itself with an anecdotal cheerfulness – proof of the lightness and sure hand with which Paul Klee was able to compose his fantastic and poetic scenes. As a place between reality and fantasy, the “intermediate world” was of decisive significance for the artist. “The artistic scenery, formal direction, irony and wit are means to reveal and simultaneously conceal, to transform things into riddles that have to be solved. Setting out from his own human observations, Klee discovered psychologically founded intermediate worlds: those realms of experience which – like childhood or dreams, memories or hopes – mediate between a belief in a unified substance of creation and vivid, ordinary human relationships and uncertainties” (Tilman Osterwold, Paul Klee. Die Ordnung der Dinge, Stuttgart 1975, pp. 14f.). Like in a little stage set, a scene is suggested: a chair and the curved lines of an awning place it in front of a cafe. The friendly apparition haunting this place manifests itself in the forms made up of concentric circles, the largest of which seems to hover above the scene. The details are sketched with delicate strokes of the pen, but the leading role is played by the subtle colour scheme. A light grey dominates, accompanied by washes in shades of blue as well as ochre and red. This results in the illusion of a passing summer rain, after which the local colours appear all the fresher and begin to shine. This enchanting sheet is from Heinrich Stinnes’s (1867 - 1932) important collection of prints and drawings. The brother of the major industrialist Hugo Stinnes, he built up one of the most extensive and highest-quality collections of contemporary works on paper at the beginning of the 20th century. After Stinnes’s collection was dispersed at various auctions, this work entered the possession of Cologne businessman Joseph Heymann (1887 - 1954), who was an important patron and collector of modern art in the 1920s and 1930s. He succeeded in taking his art collection with him when he emigrated to London in 1937 due to persecution. At present, the history of Joseph (Joe) Heymann's collection is being researched.

                Kunsthaus Lempertz KG
              • Paul Klee, Nicht endend
                Jun. 04, 2024

                Paul Klee, Nicht endend

                Est: $3,000 - $5,000

                Paul Klee Nicht endend 1930 etching image: 7 h x 5.375 w in (18 x 14 cm) sight: 8.25 h x 6.5 w in (21 x 17 cm) Signed, dated and inscribed to lower edge '1930 K10 Klee'. This work is from the edition of 45 printed by Hans Klinger, Leipzig and published by Editions Cahiers d'Art, Paris. Literature: Kornfeld 106 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

                Rago Arts and Auction Center
              • Paul Klee (Munchenbuchsee 1874-Muralto 1940) - Schicksalsergebenheit (Surrendering To Fate), 1919
                Jun. 04, 2024

                Paul Klee (Munchenbuchsee 1874-Muralto 1940) - Schicksalsergebenheit (Surrendering To Fate), 1919

                Est: €50,000 - €70,000

                mixed media (pen, watercolour) on paper laid on cardboard cm 11 x 22 Signed upper left: Klee Dated lower left on the cardboard: 1919.65 PROVENANCE Werner Allenbach; Luzen, Galerie Rosengart; Ginevra-New York-Nizza, James Wise; Paris, Galerie Berggruen (unreadable label on the reverse); N. Couturier; Rome, La Medusa Studio d'Arte Contemporanea (label on the reverse); Brescia, Antonio Spada; Milan, Finarte, Asta di Grafica Contemporanea, May, 10 1979, lot 229; private collection. EXHIBITIONS Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee. Der Ararat. Zweites Sonderheft, 60 Austellung, May, 17 - June, 25 1920, n. 207; Kunst-Verein zu Jena, Paul Klee, July, 11 - August, 1 1920, n. 58; Paris, Galerie Europe, Klee, Kandinsky, Brancusi (Sculptures), February-March 1961, n. 5. LITERATURE Paul Klee. Catalogue Raisonné , Vol. 3: 1919-1922, Paul-Klee Stiftung, Kunstmuseum, Bern 1999, n. 2128; J. Anger, Modernism and the Gendering of Paul Klee, Dissertation, Brown University, Providence 1997, p. 120; A. Ehrmann-Schindlbeck-M. Schmid-F. Joachim Verspohl, Paul Klee in Jena 1924, exhibition catalog (Jena 1999), p. 152. Work registered with Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern. Certificate of authenticity issued by Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern.

                Finarte
              • Paul Klee (1879-1940) Composition mit Fäden matita su carta applicata su c
                Jun. 04, 2024

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) Composition mit Fäden matita su carta applicata su c

                Est: €15,000 - €20,000

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) Composition mit Fäden matita su carta applicata su cartoncino 22 x 28.6 cm. (carta) 34 x 47.8 cm. (cartoncino)

                Christie's
              • ATTR. TO PAUL KLEE (SWISS/GERMAN, 1879-1940).
                Jun. 02, 2024

                ATTR. TO PAUL KLEE (SWISS/GERMAN, 1879-1940).

                Est: $1,000 - $1,500

                'Die Sangerin L. als Fiordiligi' (The Singer L. as Fiordiligi). Watercolor and ink on paper mounted on board. Inscribed lower right. Note: The subject is from Mozart's, " Cosi fan tutte". Property from a New Jersey collection. Dimensions: (sheet) 12" h x 8.25" (overall) 13" h x 9.875" w.

                Clarke Auction Gallery
              • Paul Klee, Swiss/German 1879-1940, Engelsam, 1939, serigraph on thick paper, 25 ½ x 17 ¾” (impression), 31 x 23 ½” (sheet)
                Jun. 01, 2024

                Paul Klee, Swiss/German 1879-1940, Engelsam, 1939, serigraph on thick paper, 25 ½ x 17 ¾” (impression), 31 x 23 ½” (sheet)

                Est: $200 - $300

                Paul Klee Swiss/German, 1879-1940 Engelsam, 1939 serigraph on thick paper Note in pencil upper right corner. Posthumous edition: 2012 Edition Acte, Acte Belgique. Unsigned. Descriptive label verso. In passepartout. Biography from the Archives of askART: A Swiss-born painter and graphic artist, Paul Klee was born on December 18, 1879, in Munchenbuchsee, Switzerland, into a family of musicians. His personal, often gently humorous works are filled with allusions to dreams, music, and poetry, and are difficult to classify. Primitive art, surrealism, cubism, and children's art all seem blended into his small-scale, delicate paintings, watercolors, and drawings. Klee grew up in a musical family and was himself a violinist. His childhood love of music was always to remain important in his life and work. From 1898 to 1901, Klee studied in Munich, first with Heinrich Knirr, then at the Kunstakademie under Franz von Stuck. Upon completing his schooling, he traveled to Italy in the first of a series of trips abroad that nourished his visual sensibilities. While in Italy (1901-02), he responded enthusiastically to Early Christian and Byzantine art. He settled in Bern in 1902. Klee's early works are mostly etchings and pen-and-ink drawings. These combine satirical, grotesque, and surreal elements, and some reveal the influence of Francisco de Goya and James Ensor, both of whom Klee admired. Two of his best-known etchings, dating from 1903, are 'Virgin in a Tree' and 'Two Men Meet, Each Believing the Other to Be of Higher Rank'. Such peculiar, evocative titles are characteristic of Klee, and give his works an added dimension of meaning. After his marriage in 1906 to the pianist Lili Stumpf, Klee settled in Munich, then an important center for avant-garde art. That same year he exhibited his etchings for the first time. His friendship with the painters Wassily Kandinsky and August Macke prompted him to join Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), an expressionist group that contributed much to the development of abstract art. A turning point in Klee's career was his visit to Tunisia with Macke and Louis Molliet in 1914. He was so overwhelmed by the intense light there that he wrote: "Color has taken possession of me; no longer do I have to chase after it, I know that it has hold of me forever. That is the significance of this blessed moment. Color and I are one. I am a painter". In 1920, a major Klee retrospective was held at the Galerie Hans Goltz, Munich; his Schöpferische Konfession was published; he was also appointed to the faculty of the Bauhaus. Klee taught at the Bauhaus in Weimar from 1921 to 1926 and in Dessau from 1926 to 1931. During his tenure, he was in close contact with other Bauhaus masters, such as Kandinsky and Lyonel Feininger. In 1924, the Blaue Vier, consisting of Lyonel Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, and Klee, was founded. Among his notable exhibitions of this period were his first in the United States at the Société Anonyme, New York, in 1924; his first major show in Paris the following year at the Galerie Vavin-Raspail; and an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1930. Klee went to Düsseldorf to teach at the Akademie in 1931, shortly before the Nazis closed the Bauhaus. Forced by the Nazis to leave his position in Düsseldorf in 1933, Klee settled in Bern the following year. Seventeen of his works were included in the Nazi exhibition of "degenerate art," Entartete Kunst, in 1937. Major Klee exhibitions took place in Bern and Basel in 1935 and in Zurich in 1940. Klee died on June 29, 1940, in Muralto-Locarno, Switzerland. Source: Website of the Guggenheim Museum, and to Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Compiled by T.Collins.

                Ripley Auctions
              • Klee, Paul: Hoffmanneske Szene
                Jun. 01, 2024

                Klee, Paul: Hoffmanneske Szene

                Est: €7,000 - €9,000

                Hoffmanneske Szene Farblithographie auf festem Velin. 1921. 31,6 x 22,8 cm (35,3 x 26 cm). Signiert "Klee", datiert und mit der handschriftlichen Werknummer "123". Kornfeld 82 II B (von C). Farbige Lithographie, gedruckt von zwei Farbsteinen in Gelb und Violett. Aus der Gesamtauflage von 110 Exemplaren, erschienen in der Meistermappe "Bauhaus-Drucke. Neue europäische Graphik. Erste Mappe. Meister des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar", Weimar 1921. Eines der Hauptblätter des Künstlers, das seine unendliche Phantasie und Verspieltheit zeigt, entstanden in der Frühzeit des Bauhauses. Die Farben etwas verhalten, sonst schöner Druck mit Rand. - Wir bitten darum, Zustandsberichte zu den Losen zu erfragen, da der Erhaltungszustand nur in Ausnahmefällen im Katalog angegeben ist. - Please ask for condition reports for individual lots, as the condition is usually not mentioned in the catalogue.

                Bassenge Auctions
              • Klee Paul
                Jun. 01, 2024

                Klee Paul

                Est: CHF12,800 - CHF16,000

                Ob Ach – ohne Titel (1899) Unten mittig datiert 1899. Unten rechts bezeichnet "ob Ach". Einzelblatt aus den Studien und Skizzen bei Knirr. Privatbesitz Bern; Galerie Kornfeld Auktionen AG, 2016, Lot 83 Paul Klee, Band 1, Werke 1883-1912, Nr. 133 Gerahmt Ausrufdatum: 01.06.2024 Ungefähre Ausrufzeit: 15:34

                Auktionshaus Zofingen
              • Klee Paul
                Jun. 01, 2024

                Klee Paul

                Est: CHF320 - CHF400

                Perspectives Hallucinantes 5/30. Bezeichnet "HC". Aus einer Auflage von 150. Unten links drucksigniert. Gerahmt Ausrufdatum: 01.06.2024 Ungefähre Ausrufzeit: 11:37

                Auktionshaus Zofingen
              • Paul Klee (Münchenbuchsee 1879 - Muralto 1940)
                May. 30, 2024

                Paul Klee (Münchenbuchsee 1879 - Muralto 1940)

                Est: €3,500 - €6,000

                Kleine Welt, 1914 Etching on paper, 13.8 x 9.5 cm (plate), 30.5 x 21.5 cm (sheet), inscription in plate 1914 120 Signature and title Bibl.: Klee 1220. Kornfeld (1963) 61 B a (of B b). Söhn 72701-3 Provenance: Private collection

                Bozner Kunstauktionen
              • Attrib: Paul Klee (1879 - 1940)
                May. 28, 2024

                Attrib: Paul Klee (1879 - 1940)

                Est: $100 - $500

                Attributed To: Paul Klee (1879 - 1940) Gouache on Paper "Still Life" Signed Lower Right. Sight measures 9-3/4" x 14-5/8". Frame measures 13-3/4" x 18-5/8". Condition: Good condition. Estimate 100 - 500 Domestic shipping Third party

                Orion Antiques
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KIND AN DER FREITREPPE – 12IN x 14IN (30cm x 36cm)
                May. 28, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KIND AN DER FREITREPPE – 12IN x 14IN (30cm x 36cm)

                Est: $2,000 - $2,500

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) mid-century, silk screen serigraph titled Kind an der Freitreppe or Child on Open Stairway, after the original which was painted in 1923. It is matted and framed under glass and it measures 12 inches x 14 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) COLOR LITHOGRAPH TITLED ROTE WEISSE KUPPELN 1914.45 – 24IN x 30IN
                May. 28, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) COLOR LITHOGRAPH TITLED ROTE WEISSE KUPPELN 1914.45 – 24IN x 30IN

                Est: $1,000 - $1,250

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) color lithograph titled Rote Weisse Kuppeln Or Red White Cupolas after the original which was painted in 1914. It is framed under glass and it measures 24 inches x 30 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KETTLEDRUMMER – 12IN x 15IN (30cm x 38cm)
                May. 28, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) SILK SCREEN SERIGRAPH TITLED KETTLEDRUMMER – 12IN x 15IN (30cm x 38cm)

                Est: $2,000 - $2,500

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) mid-century, silk screen serigraph titled Kettledrummer, after the original which was painted in 1940 right before his death. It is matted and framed under glass and it measures 12 inches x 15 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
              • PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) LITHOGRAPH TITLED BURG UND SONNE, 25IN x 28IN (64cm x 71cm)
                May. 28, 2024

                PAUL KLEE (1879-1940) LITHOGRAPH TITLED BURG UND SONNE, 25IN x 28IN (64cm x 71cm)

                Est: $1,500 - $2,000

                Paul Klee (1879-1940) lithograph titled Burg Und Sonne, after the original which was painted in 1928. It is matted and framed under glass and it measures 25 inches x 28 inches. This piece was acquired from a Virginia estate.

                The Rug Life Auctions
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