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Paul Klee (1879 - 1940)

Lot 144: Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Christie's

May 2, 2012
New York, NY, US

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Description

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Mädchen mit Puppe
signed 'Klee' (lower right) and dated, numbered and titled '1930. H.8. Mädchen mit Puppe' (lower center)
pen and ink over pencil on paper
18 3/8 x 12 in. (46.6 x 30.5 cm.)
Drawn in 1930

Exhibited

New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Paul Klee, May 1950, no. 55.

Literature

W. Grohmann, Paul Klee, Handzeichnungen II 1921-1930, Berlin, 1934, p. 37, no. 90.
M. Armitage et al., Essays on Klee, New York, 1950 (illustrated).
F.C. Schang, Paul Klee, Collection of F.C. Schang, South Norwalk, 1952, no. 29.
G. Di San Lazzaro, Klee, A Study of His Life and Work, London, 1957, p. 295 (illustrated, p. 108).
M. Marnat, Klee, New York, 1974 (illustrated).
The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, Bern, 2001, vol. 5, p. 520, no. 5367 (illustrated).

Provenance

Lily Klee, Bern.
Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (1946).
Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York (by 1949).
Frederick C. Schang, South Norwalk, New York (by 1952).
By descent from the above to the present owner.

Notes

Property Formerly in the Collection of Frederick C. Schang

Paul Klee (1879-1940)
Mädchen mit Puppe
signed 'Klee' (lower right) and dated, numbered and titled '1930. H.8. Mädchen mit Puppe' (lower center)
pen and ink over pencil on paper
18 3/8 x 12 in. (46.6 x 30.5 cm.)
Drawn in 1930

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