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

A Guardian Angel Serves a Small Breakfast (Ein Genius serviert ein kleines Frühstück) for the yearbook Die Freude: Blätter einer neuen Gesinnung (Joy: Papers for a New Consciousness)

Date:
1920
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
composition: 7 15/16 x 5 11/16" (20.1 x 14.4 cm); sheet: 11 1/4 x 7 11/16" (28.5 x 19.5 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove (Zanders).
Publisher:
Wilhelm Uhde, Burg Lauenstein, Oberfranken
Printer:
unknown
Edition:
One of 6 known uncolored proofs before the deluxe book edition of 50 with watercolor additions
Credit Line:
Purchase
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Kornfeld 79 A. Soby 23. Söhn 304-1. Klee 2436.
MoMA Number:
131.1949
Themes:
Fantasy
Techniques:
Lithography

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