Paul Klee The Castle Mountain of S. 1930

Artwork details

Artist
Paul Klee 1879–1940
Title
The Castle Mountain of S.
Der Schlossberg von S.
Date 1930
Medium Gouache on paper on board
Dimensions Support: 368 x 467 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1941
Reference
N05278
Not on display

Display caption

These two works show Klee’s great imaginative and technical versatility. In The Castle of Mountain S, the mysterious castle seems to have emerged from the artist’s process of heavily working the paint. The freer process of ‘taking a line for a walk’ animates Burdened Children showing the spontaneity that Klee associated with childhood.


April 2008

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