25 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
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
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.
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H. Cantz, Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue raisonné, vol. III, Bonn, 2006, no. 3068 (illustrated p. 430).
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