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

Dying Light (Auslöschendes Licht) for the illustrated book Das Kestnerbuch (The Kestner Book)

Date:
1919
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
composition (irreg.): 5 5/16 x 5 1/16" (13.5 x 12.8 cm); sheet: 11 13/16 x 9 3/4" (30 x 24.8 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove.
Publisher:
Heinrich Böhme Verlag, Hannover
Printer:
unknown
Edition:
One of approx. 9 proofs before the book edition of an unknown number (including deluxe edition of 150, and regular edition of an unknown number)
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor S. Riesenfeld
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Kornfeld 75 a. Soby 20. Klee 2240. Söhn 130-9. Rifkind 1492.
MoMA Number:
337.1948
Themes:
Fantasy
Techniques:
Lithography
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