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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1955.66
People
Paul Klee, Swiss (Münchenbuchsee near Bern, Switzerland 1879 - 1940 Muralto-Locarno, Switzerland)
Title
Hot Pursuit
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Heisse Jagd
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1939
Culture
Swiss
Location
Level 1, Room 1310, Modern and Contemporary Art, Surrealism
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Colored paste and oil on paper on jute
Dimensions
48.3 x 64.8 cm (19 x 25 1/2 in.)
frame: 51.8 x 67.8 x 5 cm (20 3/8 x 26 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u.r.: KLEE
Provenance
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jaretzki, Jr., New York, New York, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1955.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jaretzki, Jr.
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1955
Object Number
1955.66
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Paul Klee, Paul Klee, exh. cat., Buchholz Gallery (New York, NY, 1948), n.p., cat. 33, ill. (b/w)

Charles Werner Haxthausen, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), p. 21, repr.

Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press, 1985). With an essay by John Coolidge and a preface by John M. Rosenfield. To accompany the inaugural exhibition at the Sackler Museum, Oct 21 1985 - Jan 5 1986, p. 65, fig. 57, color ill.

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), p. 317, no. 380, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Paul Klee, Buchholz Gallery, 04/20/1948 - 05/15/1948

Paul Klee: A Loan Exhibition from American Collections, Brandeis University, 05/15/1960 - 06/15/1960

Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/15/1980 - 09/01/1980; Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980

Klee and Kandinsky: Works from the Harvard Collection and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 11/21/1980 - 01/17/1981

German Art of the Twenties, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/26/1981 - 04/11/1981

20th-Century Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 09/07/1981 - 11/11/1981

19th- and 20th-Century Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/08/1982

Paul Klee, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/17/1993 - 06/13/1993

Modern Art at Harvard, Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, 07/31/1999 - 09/26/1999; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, 10/09/1999 - 11/14/1999; Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Nagoya, 12/02/1999 - 12/27/1999; Oita City Museum, Oita, 01/06/2000 - 02/06/2000; Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Ibaraki, 02/11/2000 - 03/26/2000

32Q: 1310 Surrealism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/13/2016 - 04/30/2020

32Q: 1520 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Interwar and Bauhaus), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/06/2015 - 07/07/2015; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/07/2015 - 09/16/2015

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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