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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, GERMANY

Paul Klee
HEISSER ABEND IM HAFEN (HOT EVENING IN THE HARBOUR)
Estimate
80,000120,000
JUMP TO LOT
119

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, GERMANY

Paul Klee
HEISSER ABEND IM HAFEN (HOT EVENING IN THE HARBOUR)
Estimate
80,000120,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Paul Klee
1879 - 1940
HEISSER ABEND IM HAFEN (HOT EVENING IN THE HARBOUR)
signed Klee (upper left); dated 1925, titled and numbered n. 1. on the artist's mount
watercolour and Spritztechnik on paper laid down on the artist's mount
image size: 18.1 by 25.5cm., 7 1/4 by 9 7/8 in.
mount size: 28 by 39cm., 11 by 15 3/4 in.
Executed in 1925.
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Provenance

Mali Latzko, Vienna (acquired by 1925)
Private Collection, Germany (sale: Dr. Ernst Hauswedell, Hamburg, 7th June 1969, lot 665)
Private Collection, Germany (purchased at the above sale)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Literature

Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee. Catalogue raisonné 1923-1926, Bern, 2000, vol. 4, no. 3722, illustrated p. 299

Catalogue Note

'Only abstraction of the transitory remained. The world was my subject, even though it was not the visible world. Polyphonic painting is superior to music in that, here, the time element becomes the spatial element'

(Paul Klee, On Modern Art, London & Boston, 1979, n.p.)

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