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

Destruction and Hope (Zerstörung und Hoffnung)

Date:
1916
Medium:
Lithograph with watercolor and pencil additions
Dimensions:
composition: 18 3/8 x 13 1/16" (46.7 x 33.1 cm); sheet (irreg.): 23 3/8 x 17 15/16" (59.4 x 45.5 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, laid (Van Gelder Zonen).
Publisher:
Hans Goltz, Munich
Printer:
unknown
Edition:
60 (including 15 on "Japan" and 45 on Van Gelder Zonen and Stratford papers [this ex.]); plus several proofs before and outside the edition and 1 known state proof
Credit Line:
Purchase Fund
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Kornfeld 68 B b. Soby 16. Klee 1652.
MoMA Number:
9.1944
Themes:
Fantasy
Techniques:
Lithography
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