Dream Aboard (Traum zu Schiff)

Paul Klee, Swiss, 1879 - 1940

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1915

Ink on paper

Sheet: 9 5/8 x 6 3/16 in. (24.448 x 15.716 cm)

Mount: 9 7/16 x 12 1/2 in. (23.971 x 31.75 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Elizabeth E. Craig, Class of 1944W

D.2002.30.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Switzerland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in ink, in image, lower left: Klee; inscribed, in ink, on mount, lower left: 1915 106 traum zu Schiff.; inscribed, on reverse, above center, in brown ink: Eisa.Fun: / [illeg.] whnya[?] / Nambory.Westerfeld.8[?]

Course History

FREN 25, Introduction to French Literature and Culture IV: Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries, Aimee Kilbane, Spring 2012

FREN 25, Introduction to French Literature and Culture IV: Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries, Aimee Kilbane, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

Rococo to Modernism: European Drawings and Watercolors from the Permanent Collection and Dartmouth's Alumni, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 30, 2004.

The Decade of Modernism: Selections from 1910-1919, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-July 20, 2003.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 200-201, ill. p.200, no. 126.

Published References

Der Sturm, 1916, ill. p. 1; Walden, 1917, ill. p. 87; Klee 1918, ill. p. 13; Walden, 1918, ill. p. 87; Walden, 1924, ill. s. 75; Schreyer, 1931, p. 140; ?berwasser, 1965, p. 466; Werckmeister 1985, p. 61 .ill.; Porter Aichele 1986, p. 463; Werckmeister. 1989, p. 68f, 85, 107, 281, Anm. 73 ill; DeLamater, 1991, p. 185 Anm. 33; Ausstellungen, Berlin, 1916, b. no. 28; Auktionen: Stuttgart, Kunstkabinett, 29.11.-1.12.1955, no. 1379 ill.

Provenance

Sold through Walden, March 1916; Lothar Schreyer, Hamburg, Germany, until 1955; Saidenberg Gallery, Inc., New York, 1955; sold to Elizabeth E. and E. William Craig, Jr., Dayton, Ohio, 1956; given to present collection, 2002.

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