Mz X 5. Magistrats
Artwork: Mz X 5. Magistrats
Size: image size: 15.9 x 14.5; mount size: 23.8 x 18.6 cm
Medium: Oil and paper collage on paper
Creation year: 1947
Marks: Signed, dated and titled 'Kurt Schwitters 1947 Mz x 5- Magistrats' (on the artist's mount)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Edith Thomas, London (by descent from the previous and until 1964); Hanover Gallery, London; Galerie Tarica, Paris; Acquired from the previous by the family of the present owners, circa 1970
Exhibition history: Hannover, Sprengel Museum; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen and Munich, Haus der Kunst, Aller Anfang ist Merz, Von Kurt Schwitters bis heute, August 2000-May 2001, p. 180, no. 224 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2017-11-14
Lot Number: 101
Low Estimate: $30000 [+83%]
High Estimate: $50000 [+10%]
Hammer Price: $55000
Sold For: $68750