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Paul Klee. In the Grass. 1930

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In the Grass

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

Date:
1930
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
16 5/8 x 20 3/4" (42.1 x 52.5 cm)
Credit Line:
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection
MoMA Number:
617.1967

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

On consignment from the artist to Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, 1930 [1]; on loan to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1930 [2]; sold through J. B. Neumann, New York to Sidney Janis (1896-1989), New York, 1930 [3]; given to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1967.
[1] Paul-Klee-Stiftung, Kunstmuseum Bern, eds. Paul Klee: catalogue raisonné. Bern: Benteli and New York: Thames and Hudson, vol. 5 (2001), no. 5134.
[2] Included in the exhibition Paul Klee, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 13-April 2, 1930 (no. 61). The catalogue notes on p. 13: "Unless otherwise indicated the paintings belong to the artist and are exhibited by arrangement with his representatives [Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin and J.B. Neumann, New York]."
[3] The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, January 17-March 4, 1968, p. 17: "Acquired from Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, through J.B. Neumann, 1930."

Dans l’herbe
[Im Gras]

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