Medium: watercolours, paper
Location: Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
Dimensions: 17.3 x 25.6
The painting was created during the military service of the Swiss painter Paul Klee
. During the last three years until 1918, Klee experimented with colors, their effect on the viewer and different possibilities of expressing emotions. In 1917, he often wrote to his wife Lilly about his findings. This watercolor painting was created in 1918: in the center is a large all-seeing eye surrounded by a dark arch, on which sits a golden eagle. In the corner to the left is a small inhabited house with a figure standing in front of it. Klee also captured forest animals in the painting in the form of a deer with a cat above it. In the right corner, there are two figures representing Jeníček and Marenka from the fairy tale of the same name. The colors are autumn, warm.
Klee painted picture The eagle in 1918. Prevailing color of this fine art print is red and its shape is landscape. Original size is 17.3 x 25.6. This art piece is located in Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Paul Klee (1879-1940).
From childhood, he was interested in both music and painting, but as is evident, finally decided on painting - his paintings are among prized artworks. In Munich, he met Kandinsky, Franz Marc,
and other artists of the then avant-garde. He met also his future wife, pianist Lily Stumpf. His work is associated with a expressionism, cubism,
. He was one of the four Die Blaue Vier (with Kandinsky, Feininger and Jawlensky). He taught at Bauhaus and the Düsseldorf Academy until 1933, when the Nazis declared his paintings a figment of a sick soul and with labelled his whole creation as degenerate art. Klee was extremely hardworking and after his death, he left behind 8926 works in Switzerland. Klee’s paintings are fragile, with a sensitive use of color (his colour mixing ranks among the world’s best) and frequent references to poetry, music and dreams.