pen and ink on paper laid down on the artist's mount
7.01 in. (17.80 cm.) (height) by 9.33 in. (23.70 cm.) (width)
sheet: (10.4 x 17.6 cm.)
signed 'Klee' (upper left); dated and numbered '1914.21.' (on the artist's mount); signed, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Klee abstracte Zeichnung 1914 21' (on the reverse of the artist's mount)
Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Erste Schwarz-Weiss-Ausstellung der Neuen Kunst, May - June 1914, no. 30/4.
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, Catalogue raisonné, vol. 2, 1913-1918, Bern, 2000, no. 1130 (illustrated p. 125).
Private collection, Basel. Acquired from the above by the late Ernst Beyeler in 1973.