Paul KleeComedy 1921

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Artwork details

Artist
Paul Klee (1879‑1940)
Title
Comedy
Komödie
Date 1921
MediumWatercolour and oil paint on paper
Dimensionssupport: 305 x 454 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1946
Reference
N05657
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Paul Klee 1879-1940

N05657 Comedy1921

Inscribed 'Klee' b.r.; '1921/108 Komödie' on mount; 'Privatbes. Sg.K.' and '28' on second mount
Watercolour over oil-colour drawing on paper, 12 x 17 7/8 (30.5 x 45.5)
Purchased from Frau Lily Klee (Knapping Fund) 1946
Exh:Paul Klee: 2. Gesamtausstellung 1920-1925, Hans Goltz, Munich, May-June 1925 (56); Paul Klee, Galerie Vavin-Raspail, Paris, October-November 1925 (14); Gedächtnis Ausstellung: Paul Klee, Kunsthalle, Basle, February-March 1941 (167); Paul Klee 1879-1940, National Gallery, London, December 1945-February 1946 (52); Paul Klee 1879-1940, Arts Council touring exhibition, 1946 (16, repr.)
Repr:Will Grohmann, Paul Klee (Paris 1929), pl.18 (stated, apparently incorrectly, to be in the Museum of Living Art (coll… (read more)

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