Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tunisian View

Artist:
August Macke (German, Meschede 1887–1914 near Perthes-les-Hurlus)
Date:
1914
Medium:
Chalk on paper
Dimensions:
4 1/8 x 6 1/8in. (10.5 x 15.6cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation Gift, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.57
Not on view
the artist (until d. 1914; his estate, no. TuZ 27); his son, Dr. Wolfgang Macke, Bonn; [Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York, in 1969]; [Galerie Arnoldi Livie, Munich, in 1975]; (sale, Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, June 5–6, 1980, no. 828, as "Blick auf die Berge (Tunis)," not sold); [Galerie Thomas Levy, Hamburg, in 1982]; private collection, Düsseldorf; [CDR Fine Art Ltd., London, by 1986–87; sold to MMA]

Galerie Arnoldi-Livie. "Meisterzeichnungen des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts," Summer 1975, no. 22 (as "Blick auf die Berge," listed for sale).

London. CDR Fine Art Ltd. "German Expressionism," November 19–December 14, 1986, unnumbered cat. (p. 53; as "Blick auf die Berge—Tunis").

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "XS," December 6, 2011–April 15, 2012, no catalogue.

Bern. Zentrum Paul Klee. "Paul Klee, August Macke, Louis Moilliet: The Journey to Tunisia," March 14–June 22, 2014, no. 131 (as "View of the Mountains [Tunis]").

Ursula Heiderich. August Macke Zeichnungen: Werkverzeichnis. Stuttgart, 1993, pp. 648–50, no. 2504, ill.

Ursula Heiderich in The Journey to Tunisia, 1914: Paul Klee, August Macke, Louis Moilliet. Ed. Zentrum Paul Klee. Exh. cat., Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern. Ostfildern, 2014, pp. 90, 326, no. 131, ill. p. 93 (color).



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