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Paul Klee. In the Grass. 1930
Paul Klee

In the Grass

1930
Not on view
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
16 5/8 x 20 3/4" (42.1 x 52.5 cm)
Credit
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection
Object number
617.1967
Copyright
© 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Provenance information
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."

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