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Paul Klee. Castle Garden. 1931

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Castle Garden

Paul Klee (German, born Switzerland. 1879–1940)

Date:
1931
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 1/2 x 21 5/8" (67.2 x 54.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection Fund
MoMA Number:
106.1982

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

On consignment from the artist to Alfred Flechtheim (1878-1937), Berlin, 1931 [1]; on loan to the Kunsthalle Basel, October 1935 [2]; acquired by Richard Doetsch-Benzinger (1877-1958), Basel, November 1935 [3]; Estate of Richard Doetsch-Benzinger, 1958; [Kurt Delbanco, London/New York] [4]; acquired by Lady Nika Hulton, London, by 1961 [5]; acquired by Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by 1973 [6]; Fondación Juan March, Madrid, 1976 [7]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1982 (Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection Fund).
[1] Paul-Klee-Stiftung, Kunstmuseum Bern, eds. Paul Klee: catalogue raisonné. Bern: Benteli and New York: Thames and Hudson, vol. 6 (2002), no. 5557. Included in the exhibition Paul Klee: Neue Bilder und Aquarelle, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, November 5-December 10, 1931 (no. 16)
[2] Offered for sale at the exhibition Paul Klee, Kunsthalle Basel, October 27-November 24, 1935 (no. 47: Schlossgarten).
[3] Paul Klee: catalogue raisonné, vol. 6 (2002), no. 5557.
[4] Ibid. Ownership could not be verified.
[5] Ibid.
[6] Included in the exhibition Klee: Kunst ist ein Schöpfungsgleichnis, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, September-November 1973 (cat. no. 56).
[7] Paul Klee: catalogue raisonné, vol. 6 (2002), no. 5557.

[Schlossgarten]

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