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Identification and Creation

Object Number
2009.3
People
Paul Klee, Swiss (Münchenbuchsee near Bern, Switzerland 1879 - 1940 Muralto-Locarno, Switzerland)
Title
From Gliding to Rising
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Von Gleiten zu Steigen
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1923
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/330763

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Oil transfer and watercolor on paper, mounted on card
Dimensions
sheet: 35.6 x 51.7 cm (14 x 20 3/8 in.)
mount: 48.8 x 63.5 cm (19 3/16 x 25 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Signed in ink, u.r.
  • (not assigned): Inscr. l.l. in ink: IV
    Titled and dated . in lower border: 1923.89 von Gleiten zu Steigen
    On backing board: Label from Buchholz Gallery, indicating gallery no. 9841., 32 loan labels for temporary loan to the Fogg Art Museum
  • label: removed from backing board: Bucholz Gallery / Curt Valentin / 32 East 57th Street, New York / From Gliding to Rising / Paul Klee. (1923) / Watercolor and ink. / 14 x 20 3/4" / 9841
  • label: 32 labels removed from backing board: Fogg Art Museum Deknatel loan labels with the following loan numbers: 10362.1, 10154, 10688.2, 10853.2, 18714.9, 20553.10, 22712.5, 23389.9, 24051.5, 24807.8, 25539.6, 27146.6, 28427.5, 13464.3, 13327.2, 12946.3, 15740.4, 16259.4, 16967.5, 17586.5, 18296.7, 13959.2, 14254.2, 14496.2, 14911.2, 15303.2, 21518.10, 22157.4, 10321, 11384.4, 11833.1

Provenance

Recorded Ownership History
[Rudolf Probst, Galerie Neue Kunst Fides, Dresden/Mannheim] (until 1933). Lily Klee, Bern (1940-1946); Klee Society, Bern (1946-1947), [Karl Nierendorf] (1947- ? ). [Curt Valentin, Buchholz Gallery]. Professor and Mrs. Frederick Deknatel (by 1960)

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Bequest of Virginia H. Deknatel in memory of Wilhelm Koehler
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
2009
Object Number