Warning x

UNSUBSCRIBE

Are you sure you want to unsubscribe to alerts?



Barbarische Komposition (Barbarian composition) by PAUL KLEE

PAUL KLEE

(SWISS, 1879 - 1940)

Barbarische Komposition (Barbarian composition) , 1918

PRICE SOLD

ORIGINAL CURRENCY OF SALE

ESTIMATE

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

watercolor and gouache on paper laid on the artist's mount

Measurements:

7.28 in. (18.50 cm.) (height) by 4.65 in. (11.80 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

mount: 29.5 x 23.9

Edition:

68

Markings:

signed 'Klee', u.r.; dated '1918', artist's mount; numbered '68', artist's mount

Exhibited:

Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Paul Klee, 1920, no. 165, illustrated in the catalog Jena, Kunst-Verein zu Jena, Paul Klee, 1920, no. 19 New York, Saidenberg Gallery, Paul Klee. An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of his Birth, 1954, no. 4 Bern, Kunstmuseum, Paul Klee. Ausstellung in Verbindung mit der Paul-Klee-Stiftung, 1956, no. 414 Hamburg, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Paul Klee, 1956-57, no. 79 Chiba, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art; Sapporo, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art & Miyagi, The Miyagi Museum of Modern Art, Paul Klee: Erzählung und Schöpfung, 2006, no. 45, illustrated in color in the catalog London, Timothy Taylor Gallery, Ballet Mécanique, 2007-08

Literature:

Der Ararat, 'Paul Klee', in Zweites Sonderheft, May-July 1920, illustrated p. 7 Leopold Zahn, Paul Klee. Leben, Werk, Geist, Potsdam, 1920, illustrated p. 62 Frederick C. Schang, Paul Klee. Collection of F. C. Schang, South Norwalk, 1953, no. 8 Wolfgang Kersten, Paul Klee. 'Zerstorung, der Konstruktion zuliebe?', Marburg, 1987, pp. 143 & 151 Christine Hopfengart, Klee. Vom Sonderfall zum Publikumsliebing. Stationen seiner offentlichen Resonanz in Deutschland 1905-1960, Mainz, 1989, p. 41 Anna-Maria Ehrmann-Schindlbeck, Schmid & Joachim Verspohl, Paul Klee in Jena 1924 (exhibition catalog), Jena, 1999, p. 148 Paul Klee Stiftung (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue Raisonné 1913-1918, Bern, 2000, vol. II, no. 1915, illustrated p. 481

Provenance:

Israel Ber Neumann, Berlin & New York Clifford Odets, New York & Los Angeles Frederick C. Schang, New York Saidenberg Gallery, New York Frederick Zimmermann, New York Harold Diamond Inc., New York Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 12th November 1988, lot 161 Stephen Mazoh & Co., Rhinebeck Waddington Galleries Ltd., London (acquired in 1988); Acquired from the above by the present owners circa 1990

Top Artists

artist

null

null

artist

null

null

artist

null

null

artist

null

null

artist

null

null

artist

null

null

Top Auction Lots