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Paul Klee
Nationality: 
swiss
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1879
Birth Place: 
Münchenbuchsee, near Berne
Death Date: 
1940
Death Place: 
Murallo-Locarno
Designer, engraver, watercolorist and painter. German father. Swiss mother. Artistically isolated yet influential genius of abstract art. With his own highly inventive pictorial language he attempted to convey the essence and spiritual significance of things. Characterized by fanciful pictography and linear freedom.