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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTION

Paul Klee
OBERTÖNE (OVERTONES)
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 81,250 USD
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416

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTION

Paul Klee
OBERTÖNE (OVERTONES)
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 81,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Paul Klee
1879 - 1940
OBERTÖNE (OVERTONES)
Signed Klee (lower right); titled (upper left); dated 1928 and numbered K.9. (on the artist's mount)
Pen and ink on paper mounted on card
Sheet: 11 3/4 by 17 7/8 in. 29.8 by 45.4 cm
Mount: 17 3/4 by 23 1/8 in. 45.1 by 58.7 cm
Executed in 1928.
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Provenance

Hans & Erika Meyer-Benteli, Bern
Ted & Meret Schaap-Meyer, Vallamand-Dessous
Sale: Christie's, London, April 4, 1989, lot 371
Turske & Turske, Zurich
Heinz Berggruen, Paris (acquired in 1990)
Yuji Okusu, Tokyo (acquired in 1990 and sold: Sotheby’s, New York, November 17, 1998, lot 344)
Acquired at the above sale

Exhibited

London, Artemis Fine Arts, Ltd., Paul Klee 1879-1940, 1989, no. 18

Literature

Will Grohmann, Paul Klee, Handzeichnungen 1921-1930, Potsdam & Berlin, 1934, n.p.
Will Grohmann, Paul Klee, Geneva & Stuttgart, 1954, p. 257
Gualtieri di San Lazzaro, Klee. La vie et l'oeuvre, Paris, 1957, illustrated n.p.
Will Grohmann, Paul Klee, Handzeichnungen, Cologne, 1959, p. 14
Hellmuth Christian Wolff, "Paul Klee und die Musik" in Akten Dresden, 1986, no. 37F
Mark Roskill, Klee, Kandinsky, and the Thought of Their Time. A Critical Perspective, Chicago, 1992, p. 150
Christopher Wagner, Klees "Reise ins Land der besseren Erkenntnis"—Die Ägyptenreise und die Arbeiten zur "Cardinal-Progression" im kulturhistorischen Kontext, Leipzig, 1997, p. 77
The Paul Klee Foundation & Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, eds., Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné 1927-1930, vol. V, Bern, 2001, no. 4560, illustrated p. 177

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