Stock Photo: Before the Town. Artist: Paul Klee (German (born Switzerland), Münchenbuchsee 1879-1940 Muralto-Locarno); Date: 1915; Medium: Watercolor on paper mounted on.

Stock Photo - Before the Town ... . Artist: Paul Klee (German (born Switzerland), Münchenbuchsee 1879-1940 Muralto-Locarno); Date: 1915; Medium: Watercolor on paper mounted on cardboard; Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 12 3/8 in. (24.8 x 31.4 cm); Classification: Drawings; Credit Line: The Berggruen Klee Collection, 1984 / MET Museum NYC; Inscription: Signed (upper right): Klee; dated and inscribed on cardboard (lower right): 1915 85 vor der Stadt; Provenance: the artist, Munich (1915-19; sold in November 1919 to Walden); [Galerie der Sturm (Herwarth Walden), from 1919]; Ludwig and Rosy Fischer, Frankfurt (until his d. 1922); Rosy Fischer, Frankfurt (1922-d. 1925); their son, Max Fischer, Berlin and New York (1925-probably until 1938; on consignment in September 1931 to Ferdinand Möller, Berlin; probably sold in 1938, through Buchholz Gallery, New York, to private collector); private collection, New York (probably 1938-until 1953; by descent to private collector's niece; her gift in 1953 to Connelly); Robert Connelly, New York (1953-81; sale, Sotheby's, New York, May 22, 1981, no. 845, sold to Berggruen); Heinz Berggruen, Paris and Berlin (1981-84; his gift to MMA)

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