Weibl. Erscheinungsscizze (Naturalistic Sketch of a Young Girl)

Paul Klee, Swiss, 1879 - 1940

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1916

Watercolor on gauze and plaster ground on red crepe paper

Overall: 9 1/4 × 5 in. (23.5 × 12.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Daisy V. Shapiro in memory of her son, Richard David Shapiro, Class of 1943

P.960.57.3

Geography/Culture

Europe, Switzerland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, upper right, in ink: Klee; lower left, in ink: A. 4.; lower left, in graphite: Wahrscheinlich 1914 [in Mrs. Klee‘s handwriting]

Exhibition History

The Richard David Shapiro 1943 Memorial Collection, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1968, no. 10.

The Machine in the Garden: Cubist Art From the Hood Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 26-August 24, 1986.

Paul Klee: A Loan Exhibition Presented to Brandeis University, Slosberg Music Center Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, May 15-June 15, 1960, no. 1.

Honoring Reunion Classes, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 3-19, 1977.

Early Modern Art from the Permanent Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 16, 1995-January 28, 1996.

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth College Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss, and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1976-January 16, 1977.

Publication History

Paul Klee: A Loan Exhibition Presented to Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis University, 1960, no. 1, illl.

Paul Klee Foundation, Museum of Fine Arts, Berne, ed., Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonne, New York; London: Thames and Hudson, 1998, 9 vols., ill. on p. 367, vol. 2.

Provenance

Possibly Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne, Switzerland, date unknown; New Art Center Gallery, 1193 Lexington Avenue, New York, date unknown; sold to Daisy Viertel Shapiro (1890-1984), New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1960, in memory of her son, First Lieutenant Richard David Shapiro (1921-1944), Class of 1943, who died on December 20, 1944 (his 23rd birthday) in the Battle of Leyte, Philippines.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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