Collection

Paul Klee
Swiss, 1879-1940

Schwanenteich (Swan Pond), 1937
Black gouache over white ground on verso of poster, mounted on cream wove paper
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1955.6.11
Period: 20th c
Classification: Drawing
Dimensions: Sheet: 19 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. (49.53 x 42.55 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (UL): Klee; dated (on mount, LL): 1937.vi
Inscribed (on mount, LR): Schwanen teich
Provenance v
Acquired form the Paul Klee Estate (April 28, 1949); Curt Valentin Gallery; Mrs. John D. Rockeller 3rd.
Published References v
"Accessions of American and Canadian Museums," The Art Quarterly, XIX (Spring, 1956), 78-79 Illus.; G. di San Lazzaro, "Klee," (New York: Praeger Publishers) 1957, p. 298 Szech, Anna, Paul Klee: The Abstract Dimension (Basel: Fondation Beyler, 2017), p. 174, repr.
Exhibition History v
Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLAC, Vassar College, "Summer Reading: The Recreation of Language in Twentieth Century Art" June 29 - September 16, 2001; Poughkeepsie, New York, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "A Taste for the Modern: Gifts from Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, Edna Bryner Schwab, and Virginia Herrick Deknatel," June 24 - September 4, 2011; Basel, Switzerland, Fondation Beyeler Riehen, "Paul Klee: The Abstract Dimention," October 1, 2017 - January 21, 2018. p.174, repr.
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