Identification and Creation
Object Number
1962.194
People
Paul Klee, Swiss (Münchenbuchsee near Bern, Switzerland 1879 - 1940 Muralto-Locarno, Switzerland)
Title
Juggler Festival
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Junkler-Fest
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1932
Culture
Swiss
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297264
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray ink on laid paper mounted on board
Dimensions
50 x 61 cm (19 11/16 x 24 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u.r.: Klee
  • inscription: lower margin of original mount: 1932.3.9 Junkler-Fest
  • watermark: INGRES, in Roman caps
Provenance
[Curt Valentin, Buchholz Gallery, New York, New York (by 1950-], sold; to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jaretzki, Jr., New York, New York, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1963.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jaretzki, Jr.
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1962
Object Number
1962.194
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

"Accessions of American and Canadian Museums October - December 1962", checklist (Spring 1963), p. 86

John Sallis, ed., Paul Klee: Philosophical Vision: From Nature to Art, exh. cat., McMullen Museum of Art (Chestnut Hill, MA, 2012), pp. 39, 160, 221, ill.

Oliver Kase, ed., Paul Klee: Construction of Mystery, exh. cat., Hirmer Verlag and Pinakothek der Moderne (Munich, Germany, 2018), p. 361, cat. no. 113, ill. (color)

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

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

Paul Klee: Philosophical Vision from Nature to Art, McMullen Museum of Art, Chestnut Hill, 09/01/2012 - 12/09/2012

Paul Klee - Limits of Reason, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen, 03/01/2018 - 06/17/2018

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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