Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940) Hafen (mit dem Kreuzer), 1927 paper 12 x 18in (30.5 x 45.8cm) cardboard 16 1/2 x 21 3/8in (42 x 54.4cm)

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Lot 62
Paul Klee
(Swiss, 1879-1940)
Hafen (mit dem Kreuzer), 1927 paper 12 x 18in (30.5 x 45.8cm)
cardboard 16 1/2 x 21 3/8in (42 x 54.4cm)

Sold for US$ 33,000 inc. premium
Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
Hafen (mit dem Kreuzer), 1927
signed 'Klee' (upper right) and dated, numbered and titled '1927 E6' (lower center)
ink on paper on cardboard
paper 12 x 18in (30.5 x 45.8cm)
cardboard 16 1/2 x 21 3/8in (42 x 54.4cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collection of Lily Klee, Bern, Switzerland (1940 - 1946)
    Collection of the Paul Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, Switzerland (1946 - 1952)
    Galerie Rosengart, Luzern, Switzerland (1952 - 1952)
    Main Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (1952)
    Collection of Sherl K. Coleman, Chicago, Illinois (acquired from the above)

    Literature:
    Will Grohmann, Paul Klee: Handzeichnungen 1921 - 1930, Potsdam, Berlin, Number 103
    Herausgegeben von der Paul-Klee-Stiftung, Kunstmuseum Bern, Paul Klee: catalogue raisonné, Band 5, Benteli, Bern, Number 4360, p. 110 (The work is erroneously registered with a different image in the Catalogue raisonné and an amendment will be made when republished, according to Dr. Michael Baumgartner and Dr. Christine Hopfengart of the Zentrum Paul Klee)

    Note:
    This lot is accompanied by a photo certificate number 0809/2, signed by Dr. Michael Baumgartner and Dr. Christine Hopfengart, and dated September 10, 2008.
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