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Paul Klee
1879 - 1940
FORELLENBACH MINIATÜRARTIG (TROUT BROOK MINIATURE-LIKE)
signed Klee (lower right) and indistinctly titled on the remains of the artist's mount (lower left)
watercolour and pen and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount
sheet size: 11.8 by 24cm., 4 5/8 by 9 1/2 in.
mount size: 18.5 by 28.5cm., 7 1/4 by 11 1/4 in.
Executed in 1916.
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Provenance

Dr. Hermann Probst, Kochel
Branka Musulin (until 1950)
Sale: Stuttgart, Kunstkabinett, 18th - 20th October 1950, lot 2182
Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel (from 1950)
Lefevre Galleries (Alex Reid & Lefevre), London
Herbert Einstein, London
Sir Edward & Lady Hulton, London
Galerie Beyeler, Basel
Private Collection, Switzerland

Exhibited

Munich, Galeriestrasse 26, Neue Münchner Secession, 1917, no. 99 
Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, 1920, no. 120
London, The Tate Gallery; York, City Art Gallery & Chicago, The Arts Club, 1955-56, no. 10
Wuppertal, Kunst-und Museumsverein Wuppertal; Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Frankfurt, Kunstverein (and travelling), Sammlung Sir Edward und Lady Hulton, London, 1964-65, no. 67
Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich, Sammlung Sir Edward und Lady Hulton, London, 1967-68, no. 69
Munich, Haus der Kunst,  Paul Klee, 1970-71, no. 24, illustrated in the catalogue



Literature

Marcel Brion, Klee, Paris, 1955, illustrated 
Otto Karl Werckmeister, Versuche über Paul Klee, Frankfurt, 1981, illustrated p. 48
Wolfgang Kersten, Paul Klee. "Zerstörung, der Konstruktion zuliebe?", Marburg, 1987, p. 50
Sarah Lynn Henry, 'Paul Klee's Pictorial Mechanics from Physics to the Picture Plane', in Pantheon, no. 47, 1989, p. 158
Otto Karl Werckmeister, The Making of Paul Klee's Career 1914-1920, Chicago & London, 1989, illustrated p. 98
Jenny Anger, Modernism and the Gendering of Paul Klee (dissertation), Brown University, 1997, pp. 90, 201 & 203, mentioned
Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee Catalogue raisonné 1913-18, London, 2000, vol. 2, no. 1668, illustrated p. 363

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