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    Sale 7600

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 586

    Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)

    Ohne Titel (Öldbild mit plastischer Wirkung)

    Price Realised  

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    Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)
    Ohne Titel (Öldbild mit plastischer Wirkung)
    indistinctly signed with the initials and dated 'KS 44' (lower right)
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    35½ x 28 3/8 in. (90 x 72 cm.)
    Painted in 1944


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    Provenance

    Ernst Schwitters, Lysaker, by descent from the artist in 1948.
    Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne.
    Acquired from the above in 1992 by the father of the present owners, and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Literature

    H. Cantz, Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue raisonné, vol. III, Bonn, 2006, no. 3068 (illustrated p. 430).