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Paul Klee. Menacing Head (Drohendes Haupt) from the series Inventions (Inventionen). 1905

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Menacing Head (Drohendes Haupt) from the series Inventions (Inventionen)

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

Date:
1905
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
plate: 7 11/16 x 5 3/4" (19.6 x 14.6 cm); sheet: 15 13/16 x 12" (40.2 x 30.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase
MoMA Number:
332.1941

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. 162.
[2] EK no. 15655: Drehendes Haupt

Drohendes Haupt
Menacing Head from the series Inventions
Menacing Head

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