Lot 378
  • 378

Paul Klee

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
50,000 USD
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Description

  • Paul Klee
  • Landschaft mit d. Wolf (Landscape with the Wolf)
  • Signed Klee (lower left); titled, dated 1929 and numbered p 8 (on the artist's mount)
  • Pencil on paper mounted on card

Provenance

Lily Klee, Bern (by descent from the artist in 1940)
Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the above in 1946)
Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), Berlin & New York (acquired from the above in 1950)
Lyonel Feininger, Dessau & New York
Julia Feininger, New York (by descent from the above in 1956)
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles
Private Collection, California (and sold: Kornfeld & Cie, Bern, June 16, 1972, lot 552)
Mr. & Mrs. Orrel P. Reed Jr., Malibu (acquired at the above sale)
Sale: Christie's, New York, May 11, 1989, lot 145
Jonathan Leaver, United Kingdom (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, London, April 4, 1990, lot 148)
Fischer Fine Art Limited, London (1990)
Private Collection, United Kingdom (acquired circa 1990 and sold: Sotheby's, London, February 8, 2006, lot 216)
Acquired at the above sale

Exhibited

New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Klee. Sixty Unknown Drawings, 1951, no. 41
Cologne, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee: Das Werk der Jahre 1919-1933, Gemälde, Handzeichnungen, Druckgraphik, 1979, no. 261, illustrated in color in the catalogue
Long Beach, Museum of Art, The Blue Four, 1985, no. 62
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Paul Klee, 2008, no. 26

Literature

Will Grohmann, Paul Klee. Handzeichnungen 1921-1930, Potsdam & Berlin, 1934, no. 29
The Paul Klee Foundation & Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, eds., Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné 1927-1930, vol. V, Bern, 2001, no. 4824, illustrated p. 290
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