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Menacing Head (Drohendes Haupt) from the series Inventions (Inventionen)
Paul Klee (German, born Switzerland. 1879–1940)
1905. Etching, 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). Purchase
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
Hans Goltz, Munich; Staatliche graphische Sammlungen, Munich, 1920 ; removed as “degenerate art” by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1937 ; on consignment to Karl Buchholz, Berlin; to Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1941.
 Collection stamp "K. B. GRAPHISCHE SAMMLUNG" on verso. Inventory no. 162.
 EK no. 15655: Drehendes Haupt
Menacing Head from the series Inventions