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Der Seiltänzer (Tightrope Walker)
  • Paul Klee
    born: Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland ; died: Muralto, Switzerland ; active: Germany, Switzerland
  • Der Seiltänzer (Tightrope Walker), 1923
  • Where object was made: Switzerland or Germany
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: cream laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 434 x 268 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 1/16 x 10 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 520 x 381 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 1/2 x 15 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0099
Label Text
Catalogue raisonné

Softly saturated pink field quartered by white cross shape. Black line drawing of figure on tightrope at top of ladder and scaffolding structure. Dark gradients come in from the bottom and top edges.