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

Death for an Idea (Der Tod für die Idee) (plate, [p. 93]) from Zeit-Echo. Ein Kriegs-Tagebuch der Künstler vol. 1, no. 7 (Jan 1915)

Date:
(1915)
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
composition (irreg.): 6 3/8 x 3 3/8" (16.2 x 8.6 cm); sheet: 9 5/16 x 6 1/4" (23.7 x 15.8 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove.
Publisher:
Graphik Verlag München GmbH, Munich
Printer:
unknown
Edition:
unknown (including an unknown number in the regular edition [this ex.] and a special edition of 200 on "japan" paper); plus 12 numbered impressions and 2 known 2 known proofs of state I
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Museum Library
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Kornfeld 63 II b. Soby unnumbered. Klee 1333. Rifkind 1490. Söhn 36407-2.
MoMA Number:
549.1951
Themes:
Death, Fantasy, War
Techniques:
Lithography

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