Artist Paul Klee, Swiss, 1879-1940
Title
  • Storm over the City
Date 1925
Medium oil transfer and watercolor on wove paper mounted on thin cardboard; decorative lines in black ink on support above and below mounted sheet.
Dimensions Sheet (with border): 15 1/8 × 16 1/2 inches (38.4 × 41.9 cm)
Mount: 19 3/4 × 21 1/8 inches (50.2 × 53.7 cm)
Framed: 24 1/4 × 25 × 1 inches (61.6 × 63.5 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 70.346
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in black ink, lower left: Klee
Inscriptions Inscribed, dated and titled in black ink at lower center in margin of mount: 1925 "Vnull" Sturm uber der Stadt/IV
1944, dealer, Buchholz Gallery (New York, New York, USA);
Robert H. Tannahill (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Paul Klee-Andre Masson. Exh. cat., Buchholz Gallery. New York, 1943, no. 7.

Uhr, H. German Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1987, pp. 272-273, no. 149.