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Paul Klee
AEOLSHARFE (AEOLIAN HARP)
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FROM GOYA TO PICASSO: WORKS FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF JAN KRUGIER

Paul Klee
AEOLSHARFE (AEOLIAN HARP)
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Paul Klee
1879 - 1940
AEOLSHARFE (AEOLIAN HARP)
signed Klee (lower left); dated 1922, numbered 89 S. Cl. and titled on the artist's mount
watercolour, pen and ink and pencil on paper laid down on the artist's mount
image size: 9.9 by 20.9cm., 3 7/8 by 8 1/2 in.
mount size: 18.5 by 27cm., 7 1/4 by 10 5/8 in.
Executed in 1922.
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Provenance

Anderson Galleries, New York
Lily Klee, Bern (acquired in 1940)
Galerie Hans Ulrich Gasser, Zurich (acquired from the above in 1945)
Erna & Curt Burgauer, Küsnacht, Switzerland (acquired from the above in 1945; sale: Christie's, London, 26th June 1996, lot 251)
Purchased at the above sale by the late owner

Exhibited

Munich, Galerie Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, Zweite Gesamtausstellung, 1925, no. 66
Winterthur, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee, 1952, no. 35
Bern, Kunstmuseum, Ausstellung Paul Klee, 1956, no. 478
New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, Paul Klee, Traces of Memory, 1998, no. 9, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Paul Klee, 1998, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie, Paul Klee. Traces de la mémoire, 1998-99, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin & Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Linie, Licht und Schatten. Meisterzeichnungen und Skulpturen der Sammlung Jan und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 1999, no. 155, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, The Timeless Eye. Master Drawings from the Jan and Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski Collection, 1999, no. 168, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Miradas sin Tiempo. Dibujos, Pinturas y Esculturas de la Coleccion Jan y Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2000, no. 165, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, La passion du dessin. Collection Jan et Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2002, no. 151, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Analogias Musicales. Kandinsky y sus contemporaneos, 2003, no. 190, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Bern, Zentrum Paul Klee, Paul Klee. Melodie und Rhythmus, 2006, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Das Ewige Auge - Von Rembrandt bis Picasso. Meisterwerke der Sammlung Jan Krugier und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, 2007, no. 161, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Literature

Paul Klee, Oeuvre-Katalog, 1922, no. 89
Carl Einstein, Propyläen-Kunstgeschichte, Bd. 16, 1926, illustrated p. 431
Carl Einstein, Propyläen-Kunstgeschichte, Bd. 16, 1928, illustrated p. 420
Carl Einstein, Propyläen-Kunstgeschichte, Bd. 16, 1931, illustrated p. 535
Paul Schultze-Naumburg, Kampf um die Kunst, Munich, 1932, illustrated p. 37
Willy Rotzler & Curt Burgauer, Das lebenslängliche Interview. Die Sammlung Erna und Curt Burgauer, St. Gallern, 1970, no. 66
Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné 1919-1922, Bern, 1999, vol. III, no. 2913, illustrated p. 415

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