Artwork: Cigar
Size: 17.8 x 14.6 cm
Medium: Collage on paper
Creation year: 1947
Marks: Signed and dated 'Kurt Schwitters 1947' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Edith Thomas, London, 1948-1952 (acquired from the artist in 1948); Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, (acquired from the previous in 1952, inv. no. 3444); Senator S.I. Hayakawa, Mill Valley (acquired from the previous in 1954); Private collection, San Francisco (by descent from the previous and sold; Bonhams & Butterfields, 19 November 2007, lot 1038); Private collection, California (acquired at the previous sale by the present owner)
Exhibition history: New York, Sidney Janis Gallery & Chicago, Arts Club of Chicago, Exhibition of Collage, Painting, Relief & Sculpture by Schwitters, October - December 1952, no. 45

Bonhams New York

Date: 2018-05-15
Lot Number: 27