Aquarium Green-Red

Aquarium Green-Red
Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
Watercolor and ink on laid papers, mounted on Japanese laid paper mounted on thin cardboard 
comp: 8-7/8 x 4-3/4 in. (22.5 x 12.1 cm); mount: 9-1/2 x 6 in. (24.1 x 15.2 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection 
Accession Number:
© Norton Simon Museum 
Not on View

This aquarium scene formed a single watercolor when originally composed. Prior to mounting, Klee cut off the lower portion, turned it around 180 degrees, and mounted it above the larger section.


The artist, sold 1920s to;
Galka Scheyer;
Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, 1953-1954;
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena,1954-1975;
Norton Simon Museum, 1975.

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