7 February 2007
Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)
Ohne Titel (Landschaftsskizze, Lake District 3)
oil on panel
10 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (27.8 x 37.9 cm.)
Painted in 1947
Hilde Goldschmidt, Ambleside, Cumbria and Kitzbühel, from 1947 to 1980, a gift from the artist.
Modern Art Limited, Vaduz, from 1980 to 1995.
Private collection, Innsbruck, by 1995.
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K. Orchard & I. Schulz, eds., Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue raisonné, vol. III, 1937-1948, Hanover, 2006, no. 3428 (illustrated p. 587).
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