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Paul Klee

[Swiss Expressionist Painter, 1879-1940]

• Relationships: Associated with the Bauhaus School in Weimar, Germany.
Member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a Munich group of Expressionist painters.
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Original works by Paul Klee available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SitePaul Klee at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 41 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
12 works online

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Marjamshausen, watercolor, 1928

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Menacing Head, 1905
(In the "Etching" section)

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePaul Klee Centre, Bern, Switzerland

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Alea jacta / The die is cast

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
The Kettledrum Organ (Die Paukenorgel)

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Was Lauft Er?, 1932

Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design, Berlin
Description of Paul Klee's class on "Elemental Design Theory", taught at the Bauhaus school 1921-1931
(Several of Klee's works can be found elsewhere on the site)

Beyeler Foundation Collection, Switzerland
Waldhexen, 1938

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Agricultural Experimental Plan for Late Fall, 1922

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin

Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
Strassenverkehr, 1913

Goulandris Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros Island, Greece
Some information about a 1993 exhibition

Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina

Hammer Museum, California
The King of All Insects (Der König alles Ungeziefers), 1922

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
Naturalistic Sketch of a Young Girl, 1916

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunsthaus Zurich

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "K"

Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, Switzerland (mostly in German)  
Tänzerpaar, 1923

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

Lenbach House, Munich, Germany (in German)  
Artworks from the site's databank: Select the artist in the "Künstler" column

Lille Metropole Musee d'Art Moderne, France (in French)  

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Fairy Tales

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
4 works online

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
(You need to click the "right" arrow eleven times)

Museo d'Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy
Ein park abends spat (Scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Museo d'Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy
Freieres in fester kleinsteillung (Scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Museo d'Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy
Näctheliche Landschaft (Scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Museo d'Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy
Namens Zweizahn (Scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Museo d'Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy
Szene vor der Stadt (Scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Museo d'Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy
Was alles hängt (Scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Museo del Territorio Biellese, Biella, Italy (in Italian)  
Gebärde Eines Antlitzes II

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Beschwingte Bindungen, 1930

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
18 works by Klee

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Der Pathetiker, 1922

Oglethorpe University Museum, Georgia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Mit dem Kometen, 1917

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Aviatic Evolution, 1934
The Man of Confusion, 1939

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Flower Myth, 1918

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Ships' Warning

State Museums of Berlin

State Museums of Berlin

State Museums of Berlin

State Museums of Berlin

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Stiftung Moritzburg, Moritzburg, Germany (in German)  
Phantastische Flora (Fantastic Flora), 1922

The Albertina, Vienna
The Fairytale of the Two Fish, 1937, 187

The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland
The Sublime Aspect, 1923

Paul Klee at the The British Museum, London, UK

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIKART)  
Click "works" & search for artworks; click "exhibitions" & search for current exhibitions worldwide

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SitePaul Klee
Website about Paul Klee and his paintings

Notable SitePaul Klee at The Athenaeum
9 works online by Klee

Notable SitePaul Klee in the WebMuseum

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Paul Klee at CGFA

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Rasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)

The Halter Collection

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
FBI Art Theft Program
Palaste (Palace)

Mistica info (in Italian)  
Torre doppia, 1923

Mistica info (in Italian)  
Testa con barba alla tedesca, 1920

Mistica info (in Italian)  
Strade principali e secondarie, 1929

Mistica info (in Italian)  
Palazzo parzialmente distrutto, 1926

Museo Virtual del Surrealismo
The Twittering Machine

The Legacy Project
"A gathering place for people interested in the enduring legacies of the many violent traumas of the 20th century"

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Paul Klee  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Spartacus Educational Books
War Artists of W.W.I.

The Art Story

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"The line king", 2000 article by Adrian Searle

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Paul Klee's Versunkenheit (Absorption)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Paul Klee's Rotes Haus

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Paul Klee: His Work and Thought

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Paul Klee, 1879-1940

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The Diaries of Paul Klee, 1898-1918

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Masters of Art: Klee

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Klee: Cameo

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Paul Klee Rediscovered: Works from the Burgi Collection

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Paul Klee: Painting Music


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