Paul Klee. Giant Aphid (Riesenblattlaus) for the illustrated book Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart. 1920

Paul Klee

Giant Aphid (Riesenblattlaus) for the illustrated book Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart

1920

Medium
Lithograph
Dimensions
composition: 8 1/4 x 4 3/4" (21 x 12 cm); sheet: 9 13/16 x 7 3/16" (25 x 18.3 cm)
Publisher
Klinkhardt & Biermann, Leipzig
Printer
unknown
Edition
one of 6 known proofs of state I, before the editions of 30 single prints and 600 in the yearbook (including deluxe edition of 100 and regular edition of 500)
Credit
Purchase
Object number
343.1951
Copyright
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Department
Drawings and Prints
This work is not on view.
Paul Klee has 144 works online.
There are 18,710 prints online.
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Heinz Berggruen, Paris; to William S. Lieberman, New York, winter 1949-1950; to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951

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