The Provenance Research Project
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Provenance Research Project
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York, N.Y. 10019
The Angler (Der Angler)
Paul Klee (German, born Switzerland. 1879–1940)
1921. Oil transfer drawing, watercolor and ink on paper with watercolor and ink borders on board, 19 7/8 x 12 1/2" (50.5 x 31.8 cm). John S. Newberry Collection
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
Nationalgalerie, Berlin. 1923 - 1937
Removed (as “degenerate art”) from German state-owned Museum in 1937; included in Entartete Kunst exhibition, in the Antiken-Museum in Hofgarten, Munich, July 19 - November 30, 1937, and other venues, then sold by Nazi government.
Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York. By 1940
John S. Newberry, New York. [Probably acquired in 1940] - 1961
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. John S. Newberry Collection, 1961
Der Angler (in blau)