Lot 147
  • 147

Paul Klee

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
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50,900 GBP
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Description

  • Paul Klee
  • ROSENZWERG (ROSE DWARF)
  • 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

Provenance

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

Exhibited

New York, New Art Center, Paul Klee Drawings & Watercolours, 1960, no. 7, illustrated in the catalogue
Waltham, Brandeis University, Paul Klee, 1960, no. 25
Munich, Haus der Kunst & Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Paul Klee - in der Maske der Mythos, 2000, no. 62, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Bologna, Museo Morandi, Paul Klee, Figure e metamorfosi, 2000-01, no. 63, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Literature

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

Catalogue Note

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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