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Paul Klee

Robuster Narr (Robust Fool)

Paul Klee

Paul Klee

Robuster Narr (Robust Fool)

Robuster Narr (Robust Fool)

Paul Klee

1879 - 1940

Robuster Narr (Robust Fool)


Signed Klee (lower right), titled, dated 1933, and numbered F11 (on the mount)

Pencil on paper mounted on card

13 by 8¼ in. (33 by 21 cm)

Framed: 22 by 15⅝ in. (56 by 39.7 cm)

Executed in 1933.

Executed on cream laid paper, which has been mounted to a supporting card. The card is time-stained. Twelve impressions in the paper resulting from adhesive applied to the edges of the verso. Minor handling creases in the lower left corner and along the bottom edge. This work is in overall very good condition.


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Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris

Serge Sabarsky, Inc., New York

Sale: Sotheby's, London, March 7, 1974, lot 176

Sale: Christie's, London, April 4, 1989, lot 366

Private Collection, United States


Paul Klee Foundation & Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, eds., Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné 1931-1933, vol. VI, Bern, 2002, no. 6458, illustrated p. 477