Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Artist

Paul Klee

Nationality

German

Artist Dates

1879-1940

Title of Work

Tete d'Enfant

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Date of Work

1939

Medium

Lithograph

Height

19 1/4"

Width

14 1/4"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: FF_006_W

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

Commissioned by Verve magazine for a series of lithographs distributed in 1939.

Paul Klee was born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland. As a child, he studied music and showed great skill as a violinist. In his teen years, his focus shifted to visual art and, in 1898, Klee moved to Munich, Germany to study at the Academy of Fine Arts.

Blonde haired figure on a pink background

Condition

Very good

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