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Paul Klee
ZEICHNUNG ZU DEN VOGELINSELN (1921/20.) (DRAWING FOR BIRD ISLANDS (1921,20))
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Paul Klee
ZEICHNUNG ZU DEN VOGELINSELN (1921/20.) (DRAWING FOR BIRD ISLANDS (1921,20))
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Paul Klee
1879 - 1940
ZEICHNUNG ZU DEN VOGELINSELN (1921/20.) (DRAWING FOR BIRD ISLANDS (1921,20))
signed Klee (lower right), dated 1921, numbered 35 and titled on the artist's mount
pen and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount
image size: 22.2 by 28.9cm., 8 3/4 by 11 3/8 in.
mount size: 26 by 32.2cm., 10 1/4 by 12 3/4 in.
Executed in 1921.
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Provenance

James Wise, Geneva & New York & Nice
Berggruen & Cie, Paris (acquired from the above in 1958)
Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London
Galerie Athénée AG, Triesenberg
Sale: Kornfeld & Cie, Bern, 16th June 1972, lot 542
Saidenberg Gallery, Inc., New York
Private Collection, Canada (acquired from the above in 1973)
Acquired  from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Kronprinzenpalais, Paul Klee, 1923
Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada & Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, A Tribute to Paul Klee 1879-1940, 1979, no. 20, illustrated in the catalogue
Fort Dodge, Blanden Memorial Art Gallery & Oxford, Ohio, Miami University Art Museum, A Loan Exhibition of Paintings and Works of Art on Paper by Paul Klee and Lyonel Feininger, 1980-81, no. 11, illustrated in the catalogue
Venice, Museo d'Arte Moderna Ca'Pesaro & Milan, Palazzo Reale, Paul Klee nelle collezioni private, 1986, no. 45, illustrated in the catalogue

Literature

Will Grohmann, Paul Klee. Handzeichnungen 1921-1930, Potsdam & Berlin, 1934, no. 2, illustrated p. 9
Jürgen Glaesemer, Paul Klee. Die farbigen Werke im Kunstmuseum Bern. Gemälde, farbige Blätter, Hinterglasbilder und Plastiken, Bern, 1976, illustrated p. 141
Paul Klee Foundation, Paul Klee. Catalogue Raisonné, Bern, 1999, vol. III, no. 2626, illustrated p. 270

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