Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 414

 

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Paul Klee
Vulgaere Komoedie, 1922.
Pencil drawing on letter paper, laid on board
Estimate:
€ 25,000 - 35,000

 
$ 29,000 - 40,600

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Vulgaere Komoedie. 1922.
Pencil drawing on letter paper, laid on board.
Klee 2929. Bottom right signed and dated. Dated, titled and with the work number on the board. 22.3 x 28.1 cm (8.7 x 11 in). 24,5 x 30 cm (9,6 x 11,8 in).
The Norton Simon Museum bis in possession of a lithograph with teh same motif from The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection (Klee 2924). [EH].
• A drawing characterized by a great sense of humor.
• From the time the artist taught at the Bauhaus in Weimar
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We are grateful to the Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, for the kind support in cataloging this lot,.

PROVENANCE: Berggruen & Cie, Paris.
Galerie Gérard Cramer, Geneva (until 1953).
Private collection Switzerland (from 1955 to 2019).

EXHIBITION: Paul Klee. Paintings, Drawings, Prints, The Philadelphia Art Alliance, 2nd Floor Galleries, March 14 - April 9, 1944.

LITERATURE: Will Grohmann, El arte no figurativo en Alemania, in: Gaceta de arte, 3rd year, no. 32, 1934, pp. 2 f.
Jean-Louis Ferrier, Paul Klee. Les Années 20, with a text from René Crevel, Paris 1971.
Marianne Vogel, Über die Funktion von Textmaterial in den Bildern von Paul Klee, in: Sjaak Onderdelinden (editor), Interbellum und Exil, Amsterdam 1991, pp. 90-106/p. 91.
Vivian Endicott Barnett, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum, New Haven/London 2002, p. 303, illu. 324A.

Called up: December 11, 2021 - ca. 17.18 h +/- 20 min.




 

Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Paul Klee "Vulgaere Komoedie"
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Differential taxation:
Hammer price up to 500,000 €: herefrom 32 % premium.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 500,000 € is subject to a premium of 27 % and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 500,000 €.
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Regular taxation:
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