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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.130
People
Paul Klee, Swiss (Münchenbuchsee near Bern, Switzerland 1879 - 1940 Muralto-Locarno, Switzerland)
Title
Carnival-style Funeral
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Carnivalistische Leichenfeier
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1913
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink on off-white laid paper, mounted to card
Dimensions
mount: 18.3 x 27.4 cm (7 3/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in black ink at l.r.: Klee
  • inscription: l.l. on card mount, black ink, handwritten, German, in artist's hand: 1913.78. Carnevalistische Leichenfeier
Provenance
Richard B. Sisson, New York, New York, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2005.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Bequest of Richard B. Sisson
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.130
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Collecting Privately, exh. cat., Bowdoin College Museum of Art (Brunswick, Maine, 1965), cat. no. 36

Exhibition History

Collecting Privately, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, 07/02/1965 - 09/05/1965

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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