Stoppelfeld

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  • Description

    Please note that this lot is subject to a guarantee by a third party with a financial interest who will bid and may continue to bid on this lot.

  • Provenance

    Lily Klee, Bern (by 1940)
    Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern
    Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), Berlin & New York (on consignment from the above by 1949)
    Acquired by Hans and Florence Knoll from the above in 1951

  • Exhibited

    Prague, Kunstverein für Böhmen, Künstlerhaus Rudolfinum-Parlament, Drei Ausstellungen: I. Jarsov Veris, Paris; Bilder und Zeichnungen; II. Paul Klee, München; 60 Aquarelle; III. Bernhard Reder, Rumänien, February 27 - March 14, 1926, no. 9

  • Literature

    The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue Raisonné, Bern, 2000, vol. 4, no. 3889, p. 383 (illustrated)

Ο ◆135

Making Modern: Property from the Collection of Florence Knoll Bassett

Paul Klee

Stoppelfeld

signed "Klee" lower left; inscribed and dated "I 1925 „V.8."” center left of artist’s mount; titled “Stoppelfeld" center right of artist's mount
ink and watercolor on paper laid on artist's mount
image 9 3/8 x 11 7/8 in. (23.8 x 30.2 cm.)
overall including artist's mount 13 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (34.9 x 49.5 cm.)

Executed in 1925.

Estimate
$100,000 - 150,000 

sold for $137,500

Contact Specialist
John McCord
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New York
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Morning Session

New York Auction 13 November 2019