Arabian Bride
Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
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  • Artist Name: Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
  • Title: Arabian Bride
  • Date: 1924
  • Medium: Watercolor and oil on wove papers, mounted on wove papers, mounted on thin cardboard
  • Dimensions: comp: 13-1/4 x 6-1/2 in. (33.7 x 16.5 cm); mount: 14-1/8 x 6-7/8 in. (35.9 x 17.5 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
  • Accession Number: P.1953.024
  • Copyright: © Norton Simon Museum

Object Information

The artist, consigned in 1933 to;
Galka Scheyer, who purchased from Lily Klee in 1942;
Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, 1953-1954;
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena,1954-1975;
Norton Simon Museum, 1975.
  • Paul Klee, p. 25
  • Kersten, Wolfgang, Paul Klee: "Zerstörung der Konstruction zuliebe?", p. 154
  • Franciscono, Marcel, Paul Klee: Reisen in den Süden. Reisefieber praecisiert, pp. 54, 61
  • Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 4, 1923-1926,no. 3523 p. 229
  • Barnett, Vivian Endicott, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum,no. 333 pp. 316-317
  • Gockel, Bettina, Kunstler in System der Wissenschafter 1880-1930,2010, Fig. XXI
  • The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena,no. 276 pp. 108, 117
  • Michael Baumgartner, Ernst-Gerhard Güse, Erich Franz / Ursula Heiderich, Christine Hopfengart, Anna Schafroth, Paul Klee. August Macke. Louis Moilliet. The Trip to Tunisia. 1914,2014, Fig. 77 p.186

Additional Artwork by Artist

Absorption Paul Klee 1919
First Drawing for "Specter of a Genius" Paul Klee 1922
Galloping Horses Paul Klee 1912

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