Plant Seeds
Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
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  • Artist Name: Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
  • Title: Plant Seeds
  • Date: 1927
  • Medium: Watercolor and India ink on laid paper mounted on cardboard
  • Dimensions: sheet: 12 x 18 3/8 in. (30.5 x 46.7 cm); mount: 18-7/8 x 24-5/8 in. (47.9 x 62.5 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
  • Accession Number: P.1953.020
  • Copyright: © Norton Simon Museum

Object Information

The artist, consigned in 1928 and later sold (by Lily Klee) in 1931 to;
Galka Scheyer;
Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, 1953-1954;
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena,1954-1975;
Norton Simon Museum, 1975.

The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee

  • Braxton Gallery, 1930-05-01 to 1930-05-15
Barnett, Vivian Endicott, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum, no. 334 pp. 318-319
Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 5, 1927-1930, color fig. 4502 p. 69
Wünsche, Isabel, Galka E. Scheyer and the Blue Four: Correspondence 1924 - 1945, fig. 44 p. 182
Fabienne Eggelhöfer, Elsa Smithgall, Katy Siegel, et al., Ten Americans: After Paul Klee, Fig. 106 p. 144 ; p. 145 (ill.)
The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena, no. 277 p. 118
Verdi, Richard, Klee and Nature, pp. 110-111
Paul Klee, p. 43

Additional Artwork by Artist

Absorption Paul Klee 1919
Arabian Bride Paul Klee 1924
First Drawing for "Specter of a Genius" Paul Klee 1922

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