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Portrait Sketch of a Clown

A work made of graphite on cream wove paper, laid down on cream card.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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  • A work made of graphite on cream wove paper, laid down on cream card.

Date:

1926

Artist:

Paul Klee
German, born Switzerland, 1879-1940

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Klee

Title

Portrait Sketch of a Clown

Place

Germany (Artist's nationality)

Date

1926

Medium

Graphite on cream wove paper, laid down on cream card

Inscriptions

Signed recto, lower right, in pen and black ink: "Klee"; inscribed, lower center on mount, in pen and black ink: "1926. H.7. Bildn. skizze eines Clown"

Dimensions

Primary support: 21 × 12.3 cm (8 5/16 × 4 7/8 in.); Secondary support: 28.3 × 18 cm (11 3/16 × 7 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1998.713

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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