Serpent's Prey (Schlangenbeute)

1926
Paul Klee (German (born Switzerland, active Germany and Switzerland), 1879–1940)


Dimensions

Sheet: 24.3 x 31.6 cm (9 9/16 x 12 7/16 in.) Mount: 29.9 x 45.7 cm (11 3/4 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

59.199

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink on cream laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In pen and black ink, at center left: Klee; in pen and black ink on mount: 1926 v.1. Schlangenbeute

Signed

signed

Provenance

1959, sold by William H. Schab, New York, to the MFA for $1500. (Accession Date: March 9, 1959)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund