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Fur Herbert Read

Kurt Schwitters-Fur Herbert Read-1944

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Artwork:
Fur Herbert Read
Size:
21 x 17; (image size); 24.3 x 20.3; (sheet size) cm
Medium :
Collage on card laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1944
Marks
Signed and dated 'Kurt Schwitters 44' (lower right) and inscribed 'For Herbert Read.' (lower left)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Sir Herbert Read Collection, London, 1944 - 1968 (a gift from the artist); Benedict Read Collection, Leeds (by descent from the previous)
Exhibition History :
Leeds, Leeds City Art Galleries, Herbert Read, A British Vision of World Art, 25 November 1993 - 5 February 1994, no. 191 (titled 'Merzbild'); Vienna, Kunstforum Wien, Schwitters, 15 March - 16 June 2002, no. 124; London, Tate Britain, Schwitters in Britain, 30 January - 12 May 2013 (later travelled to Hannover)

Bonhams London

Date:
2018-03-01
Lot Number :
14
Low Estimate :
$98,172[+21%]*
High Estimate :
$126,221[-6%]*
Hammer Price :
$119,209
Sold For :
$149,011*