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Paul Klee
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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT NEW YORK COLLECTION

Paul Klee
KINDER UND ABSTRACTES (CHILDREN AND ABSTRACTIONS)
Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 75,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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Paul Klee
1879 - 1940
KINDER UND ABSTRACTES (CHILDREN AND ABSTRACTIONS)
Signed Klee (center left); dated 1938, numbered E20 and titled (on the artist's mount)
Gouache and ink on paper mounted on card
Sheet: 6 7/8 by 10 7/8 in.; 17.5 by 27.6 cm
Mount: 13 1/2 by 16 1/2 in.; 34.3 by 41.2 cm
Executed in 1938.
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Provenance

Lily Klee, Bern 
Klee-Geseelschaft, Bern (acquired in 1946)
Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), Berlin & New York (acquired by 1948)
Private Collection, New York  (acquired from the above circa 1951)
Thence by descent

Exposition

New York, Buchholz Gallery, Fifty Drawings by Paul Klee, 1948, no. 49

Bibliographie

James Smith Pierce, "Pictographs, Ideograms and Alphabets in the Work of Paul Klee" in Journal of Typographic Research, vol. I, no. 3, July 1967, p. 229
Max Huggler, Paul Klee, Die Malerei als Blick in den Kosmos, Frauenfeld & Stuttgart, 1969, p. 188
James Smith Pierce, Paul Klee and Primitive Art, New York, 1976, p. 145
Tilman Osterwold, Paul Klee, Ein Kind träumt sich (exhibition catalogue), Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, 1979, illustrated n.p.
Tilman Osterwold, "Paul Klee. Vom Vorbildlichen zum Urbildlichen" in Vom Klang der Bilder, Die Musik in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts (exhibition catalogue), Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Salzburg, 1986, illustrated n.p.
Tilman Osterwold, Paul Klee. Spätwerk (exhibition catalogue), Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart & Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, 1990, p. 50
Young-Jou Kang, La Problematique du signe dans les oeuvres de Paul Klee, Paris, 1994, illustrated p. 326f
The Paul Klee Foundation & Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, eds., Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. VII, Bern, 2002, no. 7261, illustrated p. 348

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