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

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Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)
Ohne Titel (REFREE)
signed with the initials and dated 'KS 47' (lower right)
oil, paper, plywood, plastic, corrugated cardboard and leather on board in the artist's frame
Image: 19 7/8 x 16 1/8 in. (50.5 x 40.8 cm.)
Frame: 20 7/8 x 17 in. (53 x 43 cm.)
Executed in 1947
Provenance
Edith Thomas, London, 1948-1955, by descent from the artist.
Hanover Gallery, London, by whom acquired in 1955.
James & Marilynn Alsdorf, Chicago, by 1958.
McCrory Corporation, New York, by 1962.
Galerie Tarica, Paris, by 1987.
Hubertus Wald, Hamburg, by whom acquired from the above on 27 February 1973.
Literature
W. Schmalenbach, Kurt Schwitters, Cologne, 1967 (illustrated fig. 105).
J. Elderfield, Kurt Schwitters, Düsseldorf, 1987 (illustrated fig. 266).
K. Orchard & I. Schulz (ed.), Catalogue raisonné, Kurt Schwitters, vol. III, 1937-1948, Hannover, 2006, no. 3406 (illustrated p. 580).
Exhibited
Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Collage International - From Picasso to the Present, February - April 1958.
Cologne, Museum Ludwig, Die späten Jahre, April - May 1985, no. 81 (illustrated p. 104).
New York, Galerie Michael Werner, Kurt Schwitters, October - November 1990, no. 37 (illustrated).
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, Kurt Schwitters, November 1994 - February 1995 (illustrated pp. 354 and 382); this exhibition later travelled to Valencia, IVAM Centre Julio González and Grenoble, Musée de Grenoble.
Hamburg, Die Sammlung Hubertus und Renate Wald, Hamburg, 1998 (illustrated p. 73).
Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Sammlung Wald, September - November 2003.
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