Black Bell in the Forest

Black Bell in the Forest
Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
Watercolor, gouache and India ink on wove papers, mounted on cardboard 
comp: 5-7/8 x 7-5/8 in. (14.9 x 19.4 cm); mount: 6-3/8 x 8 in. (16.2 x 20.3 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection 
Accession Number:
© Norton Simon Museum 
Not on View

Occasionally Klee would cut up his compositions and rearrange them. In this instance, he cut a strip of paper from the left edge and reattached it on the right.


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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