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Paul Klee (German, born Switzerland. 1879–1940)
1928. Oil, ink, and gesso on canvas mounted on wood, 15 3/4 x 22" (40 x 55.9 cm). Gift of James Thrall Soby
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
On consignment from the artist to Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, 1929 ; on loan to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1930 ; sold through J.B. Neumann, New York to James Thrall Soby (1906-1979), Hartford/New York/New Canaan, August 10, 1932 ; given to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1969.
 Paul-Klee-Stiftung, Kunstmuseum Bern, eds. Paul Klee: catalogue raisonné. Bern: Benteli and New York: Thames and Hudson, vol. 5 (2001), no. 4754. Included in the exhibition Paul Klee, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, October 20-November 15, 1929 (no. 96).
 Included in the exhibition Paul Klee, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 13-April 2, 1930 (no. 40). 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]."
 Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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