Remembrance Sheet of a Conception
Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
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  • Artist Name: Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
  • Title: Remembrance Sheet of a Conception
  • Date: 1918
  • Medium: Watercolor, gouache and India ink on wove papers, mounted on cardboard
  • Dimensions: comp: 10-1/8 x 6-5/8 in. (25.7 x 16.8 cm); mount: 10-5/8 x 7-1/8 in. (27.0 x 18.1 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
  • Accession Number: P.1953.026
  • Copyright: © Norton Simon Museum

Object Information

The artist, sold May/June 1920 to;
Hans Goltz, Munich;
[Stadtsyndicus a.D. Kauth, Berlin, sold 1925 to];
Galka Scheyer;
Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, 1953-1954;
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena,1954-1975;
Norton Simon Museum, 1975.

Zweite Herbst-Ausstellung

  • Zurich, Kunstsalon Wolfsberg, 1919-09-04 to 1919-10-12
Barnett, Vivian Endicott, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum, no. 302 pp. 266-267
The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena, no. 257 pp. 99-100
The Blue Four. Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, and Klee in the New World, no. 108 pp. 284, 349
Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 2, 1913-1918, no. 1922
Aichele, K. Porter, Paul Klee's Pictorial Writing, fig. 38 pp. 108-113
Paul Klee, p. 6
Verdi, Richard, Klee and Nature, note 5 p. 242
Kersten, Wolfgang, Paul Klee: "Zerstörung der Konstruction zuliebe?", pp. 98, 151
Franciscono, Marcel, Paul Klee: His Life and Work, fig. 128 pp. 232-234

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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