Mauerpflanze (Wallflower)

1922


Dimensions

Sheet: 25.8 x 30.2 cm (10 3/16 x 11 7/8 in.) Mount: 28.9 x 34.9 cm (11 3/8 x 13 3/4 in.) Framed: 48.3 x 49.5 cm (19 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

64.526

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and pen and brown ink with graphite underdrawing on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Upper left corner in graphite: 22; In pen and ink, l.l.: Klee. On mount, in brown ink l.l.: 1922/153, l.r. Mauerpflanze.

Signed

signed

Provenance

1923, exhibited at the Galerie Hans Goltz, Munich [see note 1]. 1945, exhibited at the Galeria Askanasy, Rio de Janeiro [see note 2]. By 1947 until at least 1957, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clifford, Radnor, PA [see note 3]. 1964, sold by M. Knoedler and Co., New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1964)

NOTES:
[1] "Zehn Jahre Neue Kunst in München," Galerie Hans Goltz, Munich, January - February, 1923, cat. no. 25. [2] "Exposição de Arte Condenada pelo III. Reich," Galeria Askanasy, Rio de Janeiro, April 1945, cat. no. 43. [3] They lent it to "Masterpieces of Philadelphia Private Collections," Philadelphia Museum of Art, May 31-September 28, 1947, cat. no. 176, and "European Masters of Our Time," MFA, Boston, October 10-November 17, 1957, cat. no. 52.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Residuary Fund