Ex Libris Louis Michaud, 1901
After the return of Munich between the 5th of August 1901 and the departure to Italy on the 22nd of October 1901, this etching is in Bern originated.
Louis Michaud (1880-1956) was one of Klee’s school-friends in the Städtischen Gymnasium in Bern and passed with him together in 1898 the high-school exam. Afterwards Michaud studied medicine till 1904 in Bern and visited Klee in 1901 in Munich. This meeting was the external occasion for the etching.