Feb 25, 2020 - Sale 2531

Sale 2531 - Lot 38

Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,200
(PAUL KLEE) (1879-1940)
Der Tod für die Idee [Death for an Idea]. Silver print after Klee's lithograph, the image measuring 9 1/8x5 7/8 inches (23.2x14.9 cm.), with Klee's credit, series title, plate number, and printing notations, in pencil, in an unknown hand, and a Museum of Modern Art Library hand stamp, on verso. 1915; printed 1972

Additional Details

From the Collection of Bernard Karpel; to the Present Owner.

This print was used for publication, but has the reverse tones of the original Paul Klee lithograph, an example of which is held at the Museum of Modern Art.

Zeit-Echo. Ein Kriegs-Tagebuch der Künstler vol. 1, no. 7, January 1915, p. 93.

Klee and Karpel, Paul Klee Notebooks: Nature of Nature (George Wittenborn Inc.).