Lucia

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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 (by 1946)
    Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), Berlin & New York (acquired from the above in 1950)
    Acquired by Hans and Florence Knoll from the above in 1955

  • Exhibited

    New York, Buchholz Gallery, Curt Valentin, Klee. Sixty Unknown Drawings, January 16 - February 3, 1951, no. 55

  • Literature

    The Paul Klee Foundation, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue Raisonné, Bern, 2003, vol. 7, no. 7002, p. 237 (illustrated)

Ο ◆136

Making Modern: Property from the Collection of Florence Knoll Bassett

Paul Klee

Lucia

signed "Klee" lower left; titled, inscribed and dated "1937 M6 Lucia" center of artist's mount
charcoal and paste on paste-primed paper laid on artist's mount
image 12 7/8 x 8 in. (32.7 x 20.3 cm.)
overall including artist's mount 17 1/4 x 11 7/8 in. (43.8 x 30.2 cm.)

Executed in 1937.

Estimate
$70,000 - 100,000 

sold for $87,500

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

New York Auction 13 November 2019