Paul Klee. Menacing Head (Drohendes Haupt) from the series Inventions (Inventionen). 1905

Paul Klee Menacing Head (Drohendes Haupt) from the series Inventions (Inventionen) 1905

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Medium
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 7 11/16 x 5 3/4" (19.6 x 14.6 cm); sheet: 15 13/16 x 12" (40.2 x 30.5 cm)
Publisher
the artist, Bern
Printer
Max Girardet, Bern
Edition
approx. 16
Credit
Purchase
Object number
332.1941
Copyright
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Department
Drawings and Prints

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Hans Goltz, Munich; Staatliche graphische Sammlungen, Munich, 1920 [1]; removed as “degenerate art” by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1937 [2]; on consignment to Karl Buchholz, Berlin; to Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1941.
[1] Collection stamp "K. B. GRAPHISCHE SAMMLUNG" on verso. Inventory no. 162.
[2] EK no. 15655: Drehendes Haupt

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