The Homemade Hand Puppets of Bauhaus Artist Paul Klee | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it

To mark his son Felix’s ninth birthday, Klee fashioned eight hand puppets based on stock characters from Kasperl and Gretl — Germany’s answer to Punch and Judy. The boy took to them so enthusiastically that his dad kept going, creating something in the neighborhood of fifty puppets between 1916 and 1925.