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 x 5 in. (23.495 x 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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

Publication History

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.

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

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.

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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