Noted as 'a young Swedish artist who has gained fame for her black and white studies', a show of her work at the V&A, London in 1923 related to religious symbolism and Balinese images. Hailing from Stockholm, where she was active between 1900-30, de Kleen was introduced in St Ives to STIAC by the artist Robert Langley HUTTON.
Painter in watercolours; traveller
St Ives March 1913 (Black and white studies)
St Ives Times 28 Mar 1913
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p333)
Whybrow (1994) St Ives (1911-1920 list, p 218 and 1921-39 list, p 220)