Paul Klee, Black Prince, 1927; Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen.
This is a dark and unusual Klee painting that isn't seen very often. The original is at the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Düsseldorf. There aren't that many elements to change, and yet the low-resolution photo below has managed it. For example, the crown in the museum image is purple, while the altered version has turned it orange. Since there are few examples of this painting for art lovers online to choose from, the yellowish version, despite its poor quality, has become more accepted than the authentic photo. Note that the modern reproduction also is being called "Black Knight," which doesn't communicate the full meaning of the original title, which is "Schwarzer Furst" (Black Ruler/Sovereign) or sometimes "Schwarzer Prinz" (Black Prince). Furthermore, the use of the word "knight" seems to ignore the figure's crown.
Altered version of a painting by Paul Klee.
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