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Paul Klee. Comedian (Komiker) from the series Inventions (Inventionen). 1904

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Comedian (Komiker) from the series Inventions (Inventionen)

Paul Klee (German, born Switzerland. 1879–1940)

Date:
1904
Medium:
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
plate: 6 x 6 5/8" (15.3 x 16.8 cm); sheet: 15 3/4 x 12 1/8" (40 x 30.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase
MoMA Number:
331.1941

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Hans Goltz, Munich; Staatliche graphische Sammlungen, Munich, 1920 [1]; removed as “degenerate art” by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1937 [2]; on consignment to Karl Buchholz, Berlin; to Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1941.
[1] Collection stamp "K. B. GRAPHISCHE SAMMLUNG" on verso. Inventory no. 161.
[2] EK no. 15654: Komiker

Komiker
Comedian from the series Inventions
Comedian

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