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The Hunter

Artist:
Paul Klee (German (born Switzerland), Münchenbuchsee 1879–1940 Muralto-Locarno)
Date:
1921
Medium:
Watercolor and ink on paper, mounted on cardstock
Dimensions:
9 7/8 x 12 7/8 in. (25.1 x 32.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of William Benenson, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.402.10
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Klee; dated and inscribed on cardstock (lower center): 1921/34 Der Jäger
the artist (1921–d. 1940); his widow, Lily Klee, Bern (1940–46); Paul Klee Society, later Paul Klee Foundation, Bern (1946–at least 1952; on consignment 1949–at least 1952 to Buchholz Gallery [Curt Valentin], New York); William Benenson, New York (until 1991; his gift to MMA)

New York. Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin). "Klee. Sixty Unknown Drawings," January 16–February 3, 1951, no. 14.

Josef Helfenstein and Christian Rümelin, ed. Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné. Ed. Paul Klee Foundation, Museum of Fine Arts, Berne. Vol. 3, 1919–1922. New York, 1999, p. 270, no. 2625, ill.



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