2 November 2011
Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)
incised with initials and dated 'KS 21' (lower left); signed and titled 'Kurt Schwitters Grunviereck' (on the reverse)
oil, paper collage, fabric and cotton on glass
6 1/8 x 5¾ in. (15.6 x 14.6 cm.)
Executed in 1921
Galerie Der Sturm, Berlin.
G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh.
Peter B. Bensinger, Chicago.
Richard Feigen Gallery, New York.
Private collection, Saarlouis, Germany (acquired from the above, 1974); sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 2000, lot 230.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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K. Orchard and I. Schulz, ed., Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue raisonné, Bonn, 2000, vol. I, p. 379, no. 787 (illustrated).
Berlin, Galerie Der Sturm, 1920s.
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