Paul Klee

Die Farbige (The Colorful Woman)

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November 14, 11:57 PM GMT


400,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot Details


Paul Klee

1879 - 1940

Die Farbige (The Colorful Woman)

signed Klee (lower right); titled, dated 1929 and numbered n.9 (on the artist's mount)

watercolor and pencil on paper laid down on the artist's mount

image: 12 ½ by 5 ½ in. 31.9 by 14.9 cm.

mount: 18 ⅞ by 12 ½ in. 48 by 31.9 cm.

Executed in 1929.



1879 - 1940年


款識︰藝術家簽名 Klee(右下)、紀年1929並標記 n.9(畫家自選畫托)


畫面︰12 ½ x 5 ½ 英寸;31.9 x 14.9 公分

畫托︰18 ⅞ x 12 ½ 英寸;48 x 31.9 公分


Lily Klee, Bern (acquired by descent from the artist in 1940)
Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the above in 1946)
J. B. Neumann, New York (acquired from the above in 1951)
Acquired from the above in 1952 by the present owner 
Josef Helfenstein and Christian Rümelin, eds., Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. V, London and New York, 2001, no. 4805, p. 284, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus; Bern, Kunstmuseum; Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle and Hamburger Kunsthalle, Paul Klee 1933, 2003-04, p. 299
Basel, Galerie Bettie Thommen, Ausstellung Paul Klee, 1942
New York, J. B. Neumann and New Art Circle, Paul Klee, 1952, no. 17 (titled Colorful Girl)
Ithaca, Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art, Contemporary Painting and Sculpture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. David M. Solinger, 1956, no. 2 (titled The Colorful Girl)
Ithaca, Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, The David M. Solinger Collection: Masterworks of Twentieth-Century Art, 2002-03, no. 46, p. 91, illustrated in color