Photo © Courtesy of Ali Elai-Camerarts
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2015.82
People
Paul Klee, Swiss (Münchenbuchsee near Bern, Switzerland 1879 - 1940 Muralto-Locarno, Switzerland)
Title
Dried Up Cataract
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Toter Katarakt
Alternate Title: Dead Cataract
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1930
Culture
Swiss
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/353952
Location
Level 1, Room 1500, Modern and Contemporary Art, Art in Germany Between the Wars
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor on primed canvas
Dimensions
55.9 × 45.7 cm (22 × 18 in.)
framed: 61 × 51 × 4.5 cm (24 × 20 1/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u.l.: Klee / 1930
Provenance
Alfred Flechtheim (to 1930); Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Paris (1930-1934); Jsrael Ber Neumann (from 1934); Curt Valentin [Buchholz Gallery, New York], sold; to Joy and Marion Levy (1950-2002); Joy Levy (2002-2015), by bequest; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2015.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Cat. Rais. #5301
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Bequest of Joy C. and Marion J. Levy, Jr.
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
2015
Object Number
2015.82
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 1500 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Expressionism-Interwar), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/10/2016 - 01/01/2050

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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