7 February 2007
Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)
signed, dated and inscribed 'Kurt Schitters 1947 Pollfoss' (on the artist's mount)
oil on panel laid down on the artist's mount
6¾ x 6¾ in. (17.2 x 17.2 cm.)
Painted in 1947
Edith Thomas, London, by descent from the artist in 1948.
Charmion von Wiegand, New York, by 1959.
Galerie Suzanne Bollag, Zurich.
Grosvenor Gallery, London.
New Gallery, New York.
Hanover Gallery, London, by whom acquired on 26 July 1955.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 November 1972, lot 153.
Abbatt, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 9 November 1979, lot 965.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 13 September 2005, lot 109.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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K. Orchard & I. Schulz, Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue raisonné, vol. III, 1937-1948, Hanover, 2006, no. 3421 (illustrated p. 585).
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