Ohne Titel (Sichtbar)
Artwork: Ohne Titel (Sichtbar)
Size: image size: 16.5 x 13.2; mount size: 28.4 x 20 cm
Medium: Brush and inkwash and paper collage on paper
Creation year: 1928
Marks: Signed 'Kurt Schwitters.' (on the artist's mount)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed in 1926-1928
Provenance: Ernst Schwitters, Lysaker (by descent from the artist); Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London (on consignment from previous, 1963-1973); Acquired by the late owner, circa 1980
Exhibition history: Venice, XXX Esposizione Internationale d'Arte, June-October 1960, p. 147, no. 34 (dated 1922); Sao Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, Kurt Schwitters, VI Bienal de Sao Paulo, 1961, p. 42, no. 35 (dated 1922-1923); London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd; Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum und Kolnischer Kunstverein; Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen and Milan, Toninelli Arte Moderna, Schwitters, March 1963-May 1964, nos. 82 (London), 83 (Cologne and Rotterdam) and 41 (Milan); Los Angeles, University of California, UCLA Art Galleries; New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Inc. and Kansas City, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; Kurt Schwitters: Retrospective, March-August 1965, p. 22, no. 64 (dated 1923); Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; San Francisco Museum of Art and City Art Museum of Saint Louis, Kurt Schwitters: A Retrospective Exhibition, November 1965-April 1966, p. 56, no. 58 (dated 1923); Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle; Berlin, Akademie der Kunste; Staatsgalerie Stuttgart; Kunsthalle Basel and Kunstverein Hamburg, Kurt Schwitters, January-November 1971, p. 34, no. 121 (dated 1923); London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd; Zurich, Malborough Galerie; New York, Marlborough Gallery; Rome, Marlborough Galleria d'Arte and Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Kurt Schwitters, October 1972-December 1973, p. 22, no. 29 (illustrated, p. 54; dated 1923); Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art and Fort Worth Art Museum, Dada: Berlin, Cologne, Hannover, November 1980-April 1981 (dated 1923)

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-05-16
Lot Number: 158