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Paul Klee. "Or The Mocked Mocker". 1930

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"Or The Mocked Mocker"

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

Oil on canvas
17 x 20 5/8" (43.2 x 52.4 cm)
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Gift of J. B. Neumann
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On consignment from the artist to Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, 1931 [1]; to Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (Galerie Simon), Paris [2]; acquired by J.B. Neumann, New York, by 1934 [3]; gift to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1939.
[1] Paul-Klee-Stiftung, Kunstmuseum Bern, eds. Paul Klee: catalogue raisonné. Bern: Benteli and New York: Thames and Hudson, vol. 5 (2001), no. 5365. Included in the exhibition Paul Klee: Neue Bilder und Aquarelle, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, November 5–December 10, 1931 (no. 12).
[2] Ibid.
[3] Included in the exhibitions Paul Klee, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, January 21-February 11, 1936 and Cubism and Abstract Art , The Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 2-April 19, 1936 and other venues. Lender: J.B. Neumann, New York.

The Mocker Mocked
["Oder der verspottete Spötter"]

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