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Auction archive: Lot number 15

PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)

Estimate
US$1,200,000 - US$1,800,000
Price realised:
US$4,860,000
Auction archive: Lot number 15

PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)

Estimate
US$1,200,000 - US$1,800,000
Price realised:
US$4,860,000
Beschreibung:

Details
PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
Bunte Landschaft
signed, dated and inscribed 'Klee 1928 E 2' (upper right); signed and dated again, titled and inscribed '1928. E 2. bunte Landschaft Klee Notiz! Tempera! unter Glas zu halten!!' (on the stretcher)
oil and tempera on incised plaster on board mounted by the artist to the stretcher
8 3/8 x 14 1/4 in. (21.4 x 36 cm.)
Executed in 1928
Provenance
Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin and Dusseldorf (on consignment from the artist, 1928).
Alex Vömel, Dusseldorf (on consignment from the artist, until sold November 1934).
(possibly) Hermann Lange, Krefeld.
Moderne Galerie Otto Stangl, Munich.
Private collection, Germany (acquired from the above, 1982); sale, Christie’s, London, 8 December 1999, lot 64.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Literature
C. Rümelin, "Klees Umgang mit seinem eigenen Oeuvre" in Balingen, 2001, p. 219, no. 78.
The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné, 1927-1930, Bern, 2001, vol. 5, p. 243, no. 4684 (illustrated; illustrated again in color, p. 207).
Exhibited
Brussels, Galerie Le Centaure, Paul Klee, R. Sintenis, December 1928, no. 38.
Paris, Galerie Georges Bernheim et Cie, Paul Klee, February 1929, no. 37.
Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, October-November 1929, no. 103.
Dusseldorf, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee: Aquarelle, Zeichnungen und Graphik aus 25 Jahren, February-March 1930, p. 7, no. 29 (dated 1914).
Dusseldorf, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen and Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, June-July 1931, p. 10, no. 57.
Special Notice
On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial interest in the outcome of the sale of certain lots consigned for sale. This will usually be where it has guaranteed to the Seller that whatever the outcome of the auction, the Seller will receive a minimum sale price for the work. This is known as a minimum price guarantee. This is such a lot.

Auction archive: Lot number 15
Auction:
Datum:
9 Nov 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
Beschreibung:

Details
PAUL KLEE (1879-1940)
Bunte Landschaft
signed, dated and inscribed 'Klee 1928 E 2' (upper right); signed and dated again, titled and inscribed '1928. E 2. bunte Landschaft Klee Notiz! Tempera! unter Glas zu halten!!' (on the stretcher)
oil and tempera on incised plaster on board mounted by the artist to the stretcher
8 3/8 x 14 1/4 in. (21.4 x 36 cm.)
Executed in 1928
Provenance
Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin and Dusseldorf (on consignment from the artist, 1928).
Alex Vömel, Dusseldorf (on consignment from the artist, until sold November 1934).
(possibly) Hermann Lange, Krefeld.
Moderne Galerie Otto Stangl, Munich.
Private collection, Germany (acquired from the above, 1982); sale, Christie’s, London, 8 December 1999, lot 64.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Literature
C. Rümelin, "Klees Umgang mit seinem eigenen Oeuvre" in Balingen, 2001, p. 219, no. 78.
The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné, 1927-1930, Bern, 2001, vol. 5, p. 243, no. 4684 (illustrated; illustrated again in color, p. 207).
Exhibited
Brussels, Galerie Le Centaure, Paul Klee, R. Sintenis, December 1928, no. 38.
Paris, Galerie Georges Bernheim et Cie, Paul Klee, February 1929, no. 37.
Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, October-November 1929, no. 103.
Dusseldorf, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee: Aquarelle, Zeichnungen und Graphik aus 25 Jahren, February-March 1930, p. 7, no. 29 (dated 1914).
Dusseldorf, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen and Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Klee, June-July 1931, p. 10, no. 57.
Special Notice
On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial interest in the outcome of the sale of certain lots consigned for sale. This will usually be where it has guaranteed to the Seller that whatever the outcome of the auction, the Seller will receive a minimum sale price for the work. This is known as a minimum price guarantee. This is such a lot.

Auction archive: Lot number 15
Auction:
Datum:
9 Nov 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
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