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Mesalliance by PAUL KLEE

PAUL KLEE

(SWISS, 1879 - 1940)

Mesalliance , 1933

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Materials:

Brush and ink on paper primed with casein mounted on card

Measurements:

16.30 in. (41.40 cm.) (height) by 22.76 in. (57.80 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

sheet; mount: 49.9 by 64.6 cm

Markings:

Signed Klee (lower right); dated 1933, numbered K16 and titled (on the artist's mount)

Literature:

Max Huggler, Paul Klee. Die Malerei als Blick in den Kosmos, Stuttgart, 1969, p. 139; The Paul Klee Foundation & Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, eds., Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné 1931-1933, vol. VI, Bern, 2002, no. 6061, illustrated p. 308

Provenance:

Lily Klee, Bern; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern; Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), Berlin & New York (acquired by 1948); Saidenberg Gallery, Inc., New York; Private Collection, New York; Thence by descent

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