Absorption
1919
Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
Not on View

Details

  • Artist Name: Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
  • Title: Absorption
  • Date: 1919
  • Medium: Pencil on wove paper, mounted on cardboard
  • Dimensions: sheet: 10-5/8 x 7-5/8 in. (27.0 x 19.4 cm); mount: 12-5/8 x 9-3/8 in. (32.1 x 23.8 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
  • Accession Number: P.1953.022
  • Copyright: © Norton Simon Museum

Object Information

The artist, sold April,1920 to;
Hans Goltz, Munich;
Wilhelm Uhde, Burg Lauenstein and Berlin, probably sold c. 1922-1924 to;
Galka Scheyer;
Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, 1953-1954;
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena,1954-1975;
Norton Simon Museum, 1975.

Paul Klee: Fifty Paintings, Drawings and Prints from the Galka E. Scheyer Collection

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1959-10-24 to 1959-12-06
  • Minneapolis, University of Minnesota, University Gallery, 1960-01-04 to 1960-02-08
  • Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, 1960-03 to 1960-04
Osterwold, Tilman, Das Selbstportrait im Zeitalter der Photographie: Maler und Photographen im Dialog mit sich selbst, pp. 31-32, 274
Paul Klee, p. 2
Barnett, Vivian Endicott, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum, no. 306 pp. 275-276
Vishny, Michele, Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Art, fig. 6 pp. 145-147, 148-149, 151
Werckmeister, O. K., The Making of Paul Klee's Career, 1914-1920, pp. 180-181
The Blue Four. Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, and Klee in the New World, no. 110 pp. 281, 350
Vishny, Michele, Gazette des Beaux-Arts, pp. 91-92
Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 3, 1919-1922, no. 2138
Gockel, Bettina, Kunstler in System der Wissenschafter 1880-1930, Fig. 52 p. 189
Werckmeister, O. K., Paul Klee, p. 46
Geelhaar, Christian, Paul Klee: Leben und Werk, p. 41
Ed. Oliver Kase, Paul Klee: Construction of Mystery, Fig. 1 pp. 190-193
The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena, no. 294 pp. 124, 128
Osterwold, Tilman, Paul Klee: Spätwerk. Arbeiten auf Papier 1937-1939, p. 30
Burnett, David R., Art International, p. 14
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Abb. 36 pp. 44-45
Haas, Robert B., Du, p. 44
Stadtmuseum Göhre, Jena, Paul Klee in Jena 1924, pp. 210-211
Baumgartner, Marcel, Paul Klee und die Photographie, p. 20
Huggler, Max, The Drawings of Paul Klee, p. 16
Kort, Pamela, Paul Klee: In der Maske des Mythos, pp. 10, 30-33, 48

Additional Artwork by Artist

Arabian Bride Paul Klee 1924
First Drawing for "Specter of a Genius" Paul Klee 1922
Galloping Horses Paul Klee 1912

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