Tightrope Walker
Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
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  • Artist Name: Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
  • Title: Tightrope Walker
  • Date: 1923
  • Medium: Color lithograph on Japanese wove paper
  • Dimensions: comp: 17-3/8 x 10-1/2 in. (44.1 x 26.7 cm); sheet: 19 x 12-5/8 in. (48.3 x 32.1 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
  • Accession Number: P.1953.039
  • Copyright: ¬© Norton Simon Museum

Object Information

30 Years of Painting, Water Colors, Drawings and Lithographs by Paul Klee

  • Modern Institute of Art (Beverly Hills, California), 1948-09-03 to 1948-10-06

Klee, Kandinsky, Jawlensky: Works from the Bauhaus Period

  • School of Art Gallery, The Ohio State University, 1966-11-11 to 1966-11-30

Paul Klee

  • Norton Simon Museum, 1986-06-05 to 1987-06-28

Paul Klee: An Exhibition from the Galka E. Scheyer Collection of the Pasadena Art Museum

  • University of California, Berkeley Art Museum, 1962-05-03 to 1962-05-27

The Art of Paul Klee

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1960-04-12 to 1960-05-08

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

From Europe to California: Galka Scheyer and the Avant-Garde

  • Norton Simon Museum, 2003-05-16 to 2003-10-13
  • Rosenthal, Mark, Arts Magazine, pp. 106-111
  • Grohmann, Will, Paul Klee: Handzeichnungen 1921-1930, 1934, p. 38
  • Soby, James Thrall, The Prints of Paul Klee, 1945, no. 27
  • Kornfeld, Eberhard W., Verzeichnis des graphischen Werkes von Paul Klee, 1963, no. 95
  • The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena, 1976, no. 310 p. 131
  • Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonn√©, Volume 4, 1923-1926, 2001, no. 3215 p. 107
  • Barnett, Vivian Endicott, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum, 2002, no. 329 p. 310

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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