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Paul Klee

Vorstadtbildchen im grossen koloristischen Stil - Ausschnitt einer Stadt (Small Picture of a Suburb in the Grand Colouristic Style - Section of a City)

The Spirit of Colour: Property from a Private Collection, Germany

Paul Klee

Paul Klee

Vorstadtbildchen im grossen koloristischen Stil - Ausschnitt einer Stadt (Small Picture of a Suburb in the Grand Colouristic Style - Section of a City)

Vorstadtbildchen im grossen koloristischen Stil - Ausschnitt einer Stadt (Small Picture of a Suburb in the Grand Colouristic Style - Section of a City)

The Spirit of Colour: Property from a Private Collection, Germany

Paul Klee

1879 - 1940

Vorstadtbildchen im grossen koloristischen Stil - Ausschnitt einer Stadt

(Small Picture of a Suburb in the Grand Colouristic Style - Section of a City)


dated 1915 and numbered 230 on the artist's mount

gouache and watercolour on card, laid down on the artist's mount

Image size: 8.4 by 18.5cm., 3¼ by 7⅜in.

Mount size: 14.5 by 24cm., 5¾ by 9½in.

Framed: 52 by 57cm., 20½ by 22½in.

Executed in 1915.

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Herwarth Walden, Berlin
Ida Bienert, Dresden & Munich
Gretl (Margrete) Rupé , Munich (by descent from the above in 1965. Sold: Grisebach Auktionen, Berlin, 27th November 1992, lot 14)
Private Collection, Germany
A gift from the above to the present owner in 2017
Will Grohmann, Die Sammlung Ida Bienert Dresden. Privatsammlungen Neuer Kunst, Potsdam, 1933, vol. 1, p. 14 & 21
Donald E. Gordon, Modern Art Exhibitions. 1900-1916, Munich, 1974, vol. II, listed p. 892
Michael Baumgartner, 'Klee und seine frühen Sammler', in Beiträge Bern, 2000, illustrated p. 103
Paul Klee Stiftung (ed.), Paul Klee. Catalogue Raisonné 1913-1918, Bern, 2003, vol. II, no. 1565, illustrated p. 317
Dorothee Wimmer, Christina Feilchenfeldt & Stephanie Tasch (eds.), Kunstsammlerinnen. Peggy Guggenheim bis Ingvild Goetz, Berlin, 2009, p. 102 & 110
Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Paul Klee und Albert Bloch, 1916, no. 46
Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, Expressionisten, Futuristen, Kubisten, 1916, no. 36