About This Artwork

Paul Klee
German, born Switzerland, 1879-1940

Garden Still Life, 1913

Pen and black ink, and brush and black and gray wash, on ivory wove paper, laid down on ivory laminate wood-pulp board
193 x 224 mm (max.)
Signed upper right: "Klee"

Gift of the Estate of Grant J. Pick, 1963.406

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Dresden, Galerie Neue Kunst Fides, "Paul Klee," May 1924.

Kunsthalle Basel, "Gedächtnis ausstellung Paul Klee," February 15-March 23, 1941, cat. 24.

Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, "Paul Klee: Das Frühwerk 1883-1922," December 12, 1979- February 3, 1980, cat. 204.

The Art Institute of Chicago, February 21-October 31, 1992.

Publication History

Wolfgang Kersten and Osamu Okuda, Paul Klee: Im Zeichen der Teilung (Dusseldorf, 1995), pp. 25, and 27-28 (ill.).

Paul Klee Foundation, Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 2 (Bern, 2000), p. 82, no. 999, (ill.).

Ownership History

Alex Vömel (1897–1987), Düsseldorf [Paul Klee Foundation 2000]. Berggruen and Company, Paris [Paul Klee Foundation 2000]. Grant J. Pick (1910–1963), Glencoe, Ill.; given by the estate of Grant J. Pick, to the Art Institute, 1963.

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