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Serpent's Prey (Schlangenbeute)

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Inscription

In pen and black ink, at center left: Klee; in pen and black ink on mount: 1926 v.1. Schlangenbeute

Signed

signed

Provenance

1959, sold by William H. Schab, New York, to the MFA for $1500. (Accession Date: March 9, 1959)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

1926

  • Paul Klee, German (born Switzerland, active Germany and Switzerland), 1879–1940
Dimensions

Sheet: 24.3 x 31.6 cm (9 9/16 x 12 7/16 in.) Mount: 29.9 x 45.7 cm (11 3/4 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

59.199

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink on cream laid paper

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