Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)
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Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)

Ohne Titel (Porträt Harald Landry)

Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)
Ohne Titel (Porträt Harald Landry)
signed with the initials and dated 'KS40' (lower right)
oil on canvas
21 x 17 7/8 in. (53.5 x 45.3 cm.)
Painted in 1940
Ernst Schwitters, Lysaker, by descent from the artist.
Anonymous sale, Phillips, London, October 1986, lot 45.
Galerie Kurt Kalb, Vienna.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1990.
K. Orchard & I. Schulz, Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 3, 1937-1948, Hanover, 2006, no. 2652 (illustrated p. 255).
Vienna, Hochschule fu¨r angewandte Kunst, Die Moderne oder die U¨berwindung eines Begriffs, June - September 1994.
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Lot Essay

Harald Landry (1898-1979) was an arts page editor in Berlin and interned with Kurt Schwitters in Hutchinson Camp on the Isle of Man during World War II.

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