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Paul Klee (1879 - 1940)

Lot 156: PAUL KLEE

Sotheby's

November 3, 2011
New York, NY, US

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Description

1879 - 1940
MASKE UNTERWASSERFÜHRER (MASK OF AN UNDERWATER GUIDE)
Signed Klee (upper right); titled Maske Unterwasserführer, dated 1934. and numbered R 12 (on the artist's mount)
Pastel on linen mounted on paper
Image: 17 by 14 3/4 in. 43.2 by 37.5 cm
Mount: 23 1/4 by 16 7/8 in. 59 by 42.9 cm
Artist's mount: 23 1/4 by 16 7/8 in.
59 by 42.9 cm
Executed in 1934.

Exhibited

Venice, Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Biennale XXII, 1954
New York, Kleeman Galleries, Paul Klee, 1955, no. 20
Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology, The Maremont Collection at the Institute of Design, 1961, no. 64
Washington, D.C., Washignton Gallery of Modern Art, Treasures of 20th Century Art from the Maremont Collection, 1964

Literature

The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 7, Bern, 2003, no. 6690, illustrated p. 113

Provenance

Kleeman Galleries, New York
Arnold Maremont, Chicago (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 1, 1974, lot 23)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

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