Paul Klee screen print - Musique Diurne, Edition Art
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|Paul Klee, after (German, born in Switzerland, 1879-1940), silkscreen print, Musique Diurne (Day Music). Edition: 153/300. Circa 1953. Sheet size: 19 inches x 25 inches. Image size: 13.75 inches x 20.5 inches. Klee painted the original of Musique Diurne (Day Music) in 1940, shortly before his death. This silkscreen was printed in 1953, in a limited edition of 300 prints, in Paris, by Wilfredo Arcay and was issued in the folio Edition Art D'Aujourd'hui: Maitres de L'Art Abstrait (Art of Today: Masters of Abstract Art) Album I (Boulogne), as number 8 of 16 screenprints. This print is signed in the plate in the upper right corner. Condition: very good, an untrimmed sheet, with tack holes in the corners. Marked on the reverse with an inked stamp of the Public Library, Brookline, Massachusetts, together with the library's catalog number in pencil also on the reverse. Offered in new museum standard framing. Paul Klee was a Swiss-born painter, printmaker and musician, who had German nationality. He saw analogies between music and the visual arts: such as comparing the visual rhythm in drawing to percussive rhythms in a musical composition. He is considered to be one of the most important masters of Modern Art.|