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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M9987
People
Paul Klee, Swiss (Münchenbuchsee near Bern, Switzerland 1879 - 1940 Muralto-Locarno, Switzerland)
Title
Virgin in a Tree
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Jungfrau im Baum
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1903
Culture
Swiss
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/251114
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 23 x 28.9 cm (9 1/16 x 11 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Klee
  • inscription: below lower left corner of plate, graphite, handwritten, German, in artist's hand: Jungfrau im Baum 1903 . 2 / 20/30
  • inscription: below lower right corner of plate, graphite, handwritten, in artist's hand: Klee
  • inscription: lower left corner of paper, graphite, handwritten: NY 42.8 / ZMK
  • inscription: lower right corner of paper, graphite, handwritten: OS
  • inscription: centered in plate, bottom edge, black printer's ink, engraved in plate: Jungfrau (Träumend) / Bern Juli o3 / P.K.
  • inscription: upper right corner of paper, graphite: XX
Provenance
[Buchholz Gallery, New York, New York], gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1940.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Kornfeld 4b
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the Buchholz Gallery
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
M9987
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Klee and Kandinsky: Works from the Harvard Collection and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 11/21/1980 - 01/17/1981

From Impressionism to the Bauhaus: German Master Prints from the Harvard Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 05/19/1981 - 06/29/1981

20th-Century Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 09/07/1981 - 11/11/1981

Deutsche Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus dem Busch-Reisinger Museum, Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 10/23/1982 - 01/16/1983; Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 30, 02/10/1983 - 04/17/1983; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 05/08/1983 - 06/26/1983

Paul Klee, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/17/1993 - 06/13/1993

Before Expressionism: Art in Germany circa 1903, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/24/2003 - 02/15/2004

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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