Paul Klee: Tropical Blossom (1920)

Paul Klee ( Swiss-German, 1879-1940), Tropical Blossom, 1920. Oil and pencil on primed paper on cardboard, 26 x 28.5 cm. Source: Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern Switzerland. Courtesy of the Phillips Collection.

Color possesses me. I don’t have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Colour and I are one. I am a painter.

Paul Klee: Quote (Tunisia, 16 April 1914), # 926, in: The Diaries of Paul Klee, 1898-1918, transl. Pierre B. Schneider, R.Y. Zachary and Max Knight; Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press, 1964

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6 Comments Add yours

  1. penwithlit says:

    Reblogged this on penwithlit and commented:
    Lovely painting and useful links- many thanks for the post.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thanks for the reblog, penwithlit. 🙂


  2. Marsha says:

    This painting is beautiful. I love the muted but vivid colors.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Those colors make me happy. Thanks for visiting, Marsha. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Marsha says:

        You’re welcome. The peasure was mine. 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

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