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      Sale 2437 | Lot 438
      Price Realized: $25,000With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2437 Lot 438

        PAUL KLEE
        Drama in der Kuhwelt.

        Pen and black ink on paper adhered to the artist's original mount, 1915. 70x242mm; 2 3/4x9 1/2 inches (sheet); 164x321 mm; 6 1/2x12 5/8 inches (mount). Signed in pen and black ink, upper right recto, and titled and dated in pen and black ink, lower left on the mount.

        Ex-collection Hans Bekker von Rath, Frankfurt (their sale Sotheby's, London, November 29, 1989, lot 440);Achim Moeller Fine Art, Ltd., New York (purchased at the above sale); sold Christie's London, February 9, 2006, lot 641; offered Sotheby's London, February 6, 2007, lot 217; and sold Christie's London, February 10, 2011, lot 246.

        Exhibited Paul Klee, 1918, Kunstausstellung Der Sturm, Berlin, (illustrated in the catalogue); Der Sturm und Üecht-Gruppe, Herbstschau Neuer Kunst, Stuttgart, Kunstgebäude, 1920; and Paul Klee, Œuvres sur papier, Galerie Daniel Gervis, Cannes, 1990 (illustrated in the catalogue).

        Published Will Grohmann, Paul Klee, Stuttgart, 1954, p. 144; Otto Karl Werckmeister, The Making of Paul Klee's Career 1914-1920, Chicago, 1989, pp. 278 & 281; J. Anger, Modernism and the Gendering of Paul Klee, PhD thesis, Brown University, Rhode Island, 1997, p. 97; and Paul Klee Stiftung (ed.), Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné 1913-1918, Bern, 2000, no. 1569, illustrated p. 318.

        Estimate $25,000 - 35,000

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $25,000