Artist Paul Klee, Swiss, 1879-1940
Title
  • Translucencies, Orange-Blue
  • Durchleuchtungen, Orange-Blau
Date 1915
Medium watercolor on off-white wove paper fully attached to a heavy paperboard support
Dimensions Sheet: 7 3/8 × 9 1/8 inches (18.7 × 23.2 cm)
Framed: 16 1/2 × 20 7/16 × 1 3/8 inches (41.9 × 51.9 × 3.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of an anonymous donor
Accession Number 1991.1015
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pen and black ink, upper left: Klee
Marks Printed label, on backing of frame: NIERENDORF GALLERY | 18 EAST 57TH STREET. NEW YORK | ARTIST: Paul Klee [in ink] | TITLE: composition 70/785 [in ink] | NO. 70/785 [in ink] 1915 [in pencil]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in ink on backing of frame: owner: Mr M. D. [crossed out] Caserta | 1415 Glapin court | Detroit, Mich. | return to Nierendorf Gallery
Nierendorf Gallery (New York, New York, USA).
Mr. M. D. Caserta.
1991-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
The Paul Klee Foundation and Museum of Fine Arts, Berne. Paul Klee Catalogue Raisonné (1915-1918), Vol. 2. Berne, 2000, p. 240, no. 1403.