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Paul Klee
FÜRST (THE PRINCE)
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 435,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
122
Paul Klee
FÜRST (THE PRINCE)
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 435,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Modernist Vision: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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Paul Klee
1879 - 1940
FÜRST (THE PRINCE)
Signed Klee (lower right); titled, dated 1930 and numbered H7 (on the mount)
Watercolor on paper mounted on card
Sheet: 18 3/4 by 12 3/8 in.; 47.6 by 31.4 cm
Mount: 22 1/2 by 16 1/2 in.; 57.4 by 41.9 cm
Executed in 1930.
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Provenance

Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris (acquired by 1938)
Karl Nierendorf, Berlin & New York (acquired in 1938)
Acquired from the above by 1950

Exhibited

New York, Nierendorf Galleries, A Choice Collection of the Master’s Work, 1938, no. 53
San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Paul Klee, 1939, no. 40
Cincinnati, Cincinnati Museum of Art, Paintings by Paul Klee and Mobiles by Alexander Calder, 1942
New York, Nierendorf Galleries, Works by Klee, 1945, no. 48
Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth College, Carpenter Art Center, 1955, n.n.
New York, Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, A Chosen Few, 1958, n.n.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Twentieth-Century Art from the Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Collection, 1969, n.n.

Literature

Dorothy Canning Miller, ed., The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection, Masterpieces of Modern Art, New York, 1981, illustrated in color p. 117
Paul Klee Stiftung, ed., Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné, vol. V, Bern, 2001, no. 5366, illustrated p. 520 (with incorrect dimensions)

A Modernist Vision: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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New York