Swamp Water-Sprite
Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
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  • Artist Name: Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
  • Title: Swamp Water-Sprite
  • Date: 1924
  • Medium: Watercolor and oil transfer drawing on laid paper, mounted on cardboard
  • Dimensions: sheet: 11-3/4 x 18-1/8 in. (29.8 x 46.0 cm); mount: 14 x 20 x 20-3/4 in. (35.6 x 50.8 x 52.7 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
  • Accession Number: P.1953.031
  • 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 and the Myth

  • Munich, Haus der Kunst, to 1999-10-01
  • Paul Klee, p. 26
  • Glaesemer, Jürgen, Paul Klee: Handzeichnungen II 1921-1936, p. 15
  • Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 4, 1923-1926,no. 3435 p. 200
  • Barnett, Vivian Endicott, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum,no. 332 pp. 314-315
  • The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena,no. 275 p. 108

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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