Paul Klee, "Ad Parnassum"
Paul Klee, Ad Parnassum, 1932; Museum of Fine Arts Bern.
This magnificent painting by Paul Klee was the featured work in a 2008 exhibition at the Zentrum Paul Klee, and is explored in detail in a 2012 video produced by the Museum of Fine Arts Bern. The painting is considered so valuable that before the museum shipped it to Zentrum Paul Klee for the exhibition, they did a test run with a different painting, to judge how much stress the painting would be subjected to during the journey. The photo above was taken from the museum's video. The altered version below, which changed all the colors for some reason, is probably a modern reproduction. It's been widely accepted as an official image despite its inaccuracies, possibly due to the fact that the museum's image is less easily accessible.
Altered version of a painting by Paul Klee.
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