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A Walk with the Child

Accession Number
1951/2.38

Title
A Walk with the Child

Artist(s)
Paul Klee

Artist Nationality
Swiss

Object Creation Date
1940

Medium & Support
black crayon on off-white paper, mounted on heavier paper

Dimensions
19 3/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. ( 49.2 cm x 34.9 cm )

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Label copy
At the end of his life, terminally ill and living in exile, Klee alternated between periods of deep melancholy and warm human sympathy. In this gentle composition, the artist returns to the continuous-line technique characteristic of the early 1930s.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Primary Object Type
life drawing

Rights
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Keywords
Expressionism
Figures
child
modern and contemporary art
walking
women

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