The David M. Solinger Collection Evening Auction

The David M. Solinger Collection Evening Auction

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Paul Klee

Reste einer Burg (Remains of a Castle)

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November 14, 11:57 PM GMT


700,000 - 1,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Paul Klee

1879 - 1940

Reste einer Burg (Remains of a Castle)

signed Klee (upper left); titled, dated 1931 and numbered W 15.15 (on the artist's mount)

watercolor on gouache ground paper laid down on the artist's mount

image: 13 by 8 ⅛ in. 33 by 20.8 cm.

mount: 19 ⅝ by 12 ⅞ in. 50 by 32.8 cm.

Executed in 1931.



1879 - 1940年


款識︰藝術家簽名 Klee(左上)、紀年1931並標記W 15.15(畫家自選畫托)


畫面︰13 x 8 ⅛ 英寸;33 x 20.8 公分

畫托︰19 ⅝ x 12 ⅞ 英寸;50 x 32.8 公分


Lily Klee, Bern (acquired by descent from the artist in 1940)
Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired from the above in 1946)
Curt Valentin Gallery/Buchholz Gallery, New York and Berlin (on commission 1948-53)
Acquired from the above in 1953 by the present owner
Josef Helfenstein and Christian Rümelin, eds., Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. VI, London and New York, 2002, no. 5660, p. 149, illustrated
Bern, Kunsthalle, Paul Klee, 1935, no. 129
Ithaca, Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art, Contemporary Painting and Sculpture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. David M. Solinger, 1956, no. 3 (titled Remnants of a Castle)
Ithaca, Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, The David M. Solinger Collection: Masterworks of Twentieth-Century Art, 2002-03, p. 92, illustrated