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Property from an Important Private Collection

Paul Klee

Vogelkomoedie (Bird comedy)

Auction Closed

June 29, 07:06 PM GMT

Estimate

600,000 - 800,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from an Important Private Collection

Paul Klee

1879 - 1940

Vogelkomoedie (Bird comedy)


indistinctly signed Klee, dated 1919 and numbered 61 (upper right)

gouache on silk

25.4 by 35cm., 10 by 13¾in.

Executed in 1919.


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重要私人收藏

保羅・克利

1879 - 1940年

《雀鳥喜劇》


款識:藝術家隱約簽名 Klee、紀年1919 並標記61(右上)

水粉絹本

25.4 x 35 公分;10 x 13 ¾ 英寸

1919年作

Dr Wilhelm Mayer, Munich (acquired from the artist in April 1919)
Erich & Siddi Heckel, Berlin (acquired circa 1920)
Private Collection, Europe (by descent from the above in 1977. Sold: Sotheby’s, London, 28th June 1994, lot 37)
Purchased at the above sale

Will Grohmann, Paul Klee, Paris, 1954, no. 123, illustrated p. 137 (titled Wasserv­ögel)

Paul Klee Stiftung (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue Raisonné, 1919-1922, Bern, 1999, vol. III, no. 2124, illustrated p. 56, illustrated in colour p. 64

Überlingen, Städtisches Museum Überlingen, Ausstellung Deutsche Kunst unserer Zeit, 1945, no. 81 (titled Traumvögel)

Munich, Haus der Kunst, Die Maler am Bauhaus, 1950, no. 153 (titled Traumvögel and with incorrect medium)

Überlingen am Bodensee, Städtische Galerie 'Fauler Peltz'; Fulda, Vonderau Museum; Bonn, Landesvertretung Baden-Württemberg & Stuttgart, Landtag von Baden-Württemberg, Rückkehr der Moderne, Die erste Nachkriegs-Ausstellung verfemter deutscher Kunst, 1945 Überlingen1995, 1995, no. 99a, illustrated in colour in the catalogue