“It is the artistic mission to penetrate as far as may be toward that secret ground where primal law feeds growth.”
Swiss artist Paul Klee was born on December 18th, 1879. Art played a strong role since his childhood, particularly music. He studied in Munich, Germany, and later settled in Bern, Switzerland. After marrying pianist Lily Stumpf, they moved to Munich again. There he met great avant-garde artists, such as Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Marc and Macke, and successfully exposed his work. During his travels, he gained revelatory insights and art influences. In Paris, he met Delaunay and became more familiar with Braque’s and Picasso’s work. In Tunisia, he fell in love with colour, making it a core point of his art afterwards.
Klee was a teacher at the acclaimed Bauhaus School from 1921 to 1936, both in Weimar and Dessau. During this time, he grew closer to Kandinsky and Feininger. His art was being recognized and exhibited in the United States and France, as well as Germany. When the Nazis closed the Bauhaus in 1933, Klee moved back to Switzerland, where he passed away on June 29th, 1940.
Paul Klee painted Garden Figure (original title in German: Gartenfigur) in 1940.
We are honored to weave it as a handmade custom rug for you. Our techniques and materials.
For environmental reasons and to provide our full bespoke service, our rugs are always made to order. Your rug is much more exclusive than a limited edition. It is a unique masterpiece of handcraft realized completely for you only.
Delivery time for this rug is approx. 12 weeks, depending on the desired size and technique.
About 700 000 knots are woven by hand to make this rug in the smaller size.
- Technique: Handtufted or Tibetan handknotted in 150 knots per square inch
- Material: New Zealand wool.
- Size: 150 x 200 (4.9 x 6.6 ft), 200 x 267 cm (6.6 x 8.8 ft) or 225 x 300 cm (7.4 x 9.8 ft) or request your custom size with the following form.
Please note that the sizes are not exact to the centimetre and there is always a 3% variation margin in sizes and colours, due to the completely handmade process and natural materials.