Sample Appraisal: An Original Drawing by Paul Klee

Sample Appraisal: An Original Drawing by Paul Klee

Appraisal ID: 11373
Appraised On: Sep 11, 2006
Market Value: $ 34,000.00
Replacement Value: $ 45,000.00


Artist: KLEE, Paul. Drawing in colors. Artist signed upper left.
Dated 10/21/23. Size: 5 1/2″W x 7″H. Double matted, framed and glazed.
Paul Klee was born on December 18, 1879 in Münchenbuchsee (near Bern),
Switzerland. He was a Swiss painter of German nationality (Paul Klee’s
father was a German citizen; his mother was Swiss. Citizenship is
determined according to Swiss law along paternal lines, and thus Paul
inherited his father’s German citizenship. He even served in the German
army during World War I). Klee was influenced by many different art
styles in his work, including expressionism, cubism and surrealism. He
and his friend, the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, were also famous
for teaching at the Bauhaus school of art and architecture. He died in
Muralto, Switzerland, in 1940 without having obtained Swiss citizenship.
Item/Title: Kuhle Vogel
Date/Period of Manufacture: October 21, 1923
Condition: good to very good
Manufacturer/Artist/Author: Drawn by Paul Klee
Dimensions (HxWxD): approximately 5.5 inches by 7 inches
Inscription: klee name in upper left corner
History/Provenance: it has been in my family for decades but I am not sure when or how we originally acquired it.

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reasonable length of time in an appropriate market.

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