Ab ovo (painting)

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Ab ovo
Ab ovo by Paul Klee
Artist Paul Klee
Year 1917
Type watercolor on gauze and paper with a chalk ground

Ab ovo is a 1917 painting by Paul Klee (1879–1940) made during his time in the army, which is particularly noteworthy for its sophisticated technique. It employs watercolor on gauze and paper with a chalk ground, which produces a rich texture of triangular, circular, and crescent patterns.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Partsch, Susanna (1993). Paul Klee 1879–1940. Köln: Taschen Basic Art. p. 20. ISBN 3-8228-0299-9.