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Garden in St. Germain, The European Quarter Near Tunis

Paul Klee (German (born Switzerland), Münchenbuchsee 1879–1940 Muralto-Locarno)

Date:
1914
Medium:
Watercolor on paper mounted on cardboard
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. (21.6 x 27.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Berggruen Klee Collection, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.315.3
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Signed (lower right): Klee; dated and inscribed on cardboard (bottom): 1914/213 Garten in der Tunesischen Europäerkolonie St. Germain; (lower left): S.Kl.

  • Exhibition History

    London. Tate Gallery. "Paul Klee 1879–1940," December 22, 1945–February 17, 1946, no. 20.

    Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne. "Exposition Paul Klee," February 4–March 1, 1948, no. 47.

    Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels. "Paul Klee," March 29–May 12, 1957, no. 8a.

    New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. "Paul Klee 1879–1940: A Retrospective Exhibition," February 17–April 30, 1967, no. 19.

    Kunsthalle Basel. "Paul Klee 1879–1940. Gesamtausstellung," June 3–August 13, 1967, no. 24.

    Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne. "Paul Klee," November 25, 1969–February 16, 1970, no. 19.

    Turin. Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna. "Il Cavaliere Azzurro. Der Blaue Reiter," March 18–May 9, 1971, unnumbered cat. (p. 227).

    Saint Paul de Vence. Fondation Maeght. "Paul Klee," July 9–September 30, 1977, no. 8.

    Munich. Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus. "Paul Klee: Das Frühwerk 1883–1922," December 12, 1979–March 2, 1980, no. 267.

    Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Paul Klee," February 12–May 5, 1987, unnumbered cat. (p. 137).

    Cleveland Museum of Art. "Paul Klee," June 24–August 16, 1987, unnumbered cat.

    Kunstmuseum Bern. "Paul Klee: Leben und Werk," September 25, 1987–January 3, 1988, no. 52.

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Paul Klee: The Berggruen Klee Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 6–July 31, 1988, unnumbered cat.

    Kunsthalle Tübingen. "Paul Klee: Die Sammlung Berggruen im Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York und im Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris," January 22–April 16, 1989, unnumbered cat. (p. 57).

    London. Tate Gallery. "Paul Klee: The Berggruen Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris," May 17–August 13, 1989, unnumbered cat. (p. 57).

    Mexico City. Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo. "Paul Klee: Selección de sesenta obras. The Berggruen Klee Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 1989–January 1990, no. 2.

    Kunsthalle Mannheim. "Paul Klee. Konstruktion—Intuition," December 9, 1990–March 3, 1991, unnumbered cat.

    Nagoya. Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art. "Paul Klee Retrospective," April 2–May 23, 1993, no. 61.

    Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art. "Paul Klee Retrospective," June 1–July 25, 1993, no. 61.

    Tokyo. Bunkamura Museum of Art. "Paul Klee Retrospective," July 31–September 21, 1993, no. 61.

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Klee Landscapes," November 20, 1997–February 8, 1998, no catalogue.

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Klee Cities," June 22–September 5, 1999, no catalogue.

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Landscapes by Klee and Kiefer," January 12–September 30, 2001, no catalogue.

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Klee's Best," May 24–September 22, 2002, no catalogue.

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Klee the Voyager," February 4–May 4, 2003, no catalogue.

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Klee: Path to Abstraction," April 9–August 4, 2013, no catalogue.

  • References

    Sabine Rewald. Paul Klee: The Berggruen Klee Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1988, pp. 60–63, 271, 317, ill. (color, overall and detail, and bw).

    Josef Helfenstein and Christian Rümelin, eds. Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné. Vol. 3, 1919–1922. Ed. Paul Klee Foundation, Museum of Fine Arts, Berne. New York, 1999, p. 222, under nos. 2479, 2480.

    Josef Helfenstein and Christian Rümelin, eds. Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné. Vol. 2, 1913–1918. Ed. Paul Klee Foundation, Museum of Fine Arts, Berne. New York, 2000, p. 211, no. 1316, ill.

  • See also
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