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Paul Klee (1879 - 1940)

Lot 147: f - Paul Klee , 1879-1940 ROSENZWERG (ROSE DWARF) pen and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount


February 6, 2008
London, United Kingdom

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Executed in 1927. signed Klee (upper left); titled and dated 1927 G. 1. on the artist's mount pen and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount


measurements sheet size: 41.3 by 29.5cm., 16 1/4 by 11 5/8 in. alternate measurements mount size: 61 by 46.6cm., 24 by 18 3/8 in.


Will Grohmann, Paul Klee, Handzeichnungen 1921-1930, Potsdam & Berlin, 1934, no. 118, p. 29
Giorgio di San Lazzaro, Paul Klee, Paris, 1957, p. 82
Paul Klee Stiftung (ed.), Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné 1927-1930, Bern, 2001, vol. V, no. 4375, illustrated p. 115


Berner Collection (until 1953)
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne (1953-1957)
Harold Kaye, New York (from 1957)
Jacob D. Weintraub Gallery, New York
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 12th May 1987, lot 155
Galerie Beyeler, Basel (until 1988)
Private Collection, Switzerland


This drawing is a study for the oil painting Rosenzwerg, 1927, and is recorded in the artist's Werkkatalog as number 161 GI of the year 1927.

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Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

February 6, 2008, 12:00 PM EST

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