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Ohne Titel (Skulptur Aus Der Merz Barn, Elterwater 1)

Kurt Schwitters-Ohne Titel (Skulptur Aus Der Merz Barn, Elterwater 1)-1947

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Artwork:
Ohne Titel (Skulptur Aus Der Merz Barn, Elterwater 1)
Size:
height (including the base): 82 cm
Medium :
Stone, bamboo, plaster and nails
Creation Year:
1947
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
This work is unique
Provenance :
Harry Pierce, Elterwater, by descent from the artist in 1948, until at least 1964; Private collection, Port-la-Nouvelle, by whom acquired by 1969; Private collection; Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne, by 1982; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1982
Exhibition History :
Madrid, Fundacion Juan March, Kurt Schwitters, September - December 1982, no. 180, p. 96 (dated '1946', with incorrect dimensions), this exhibition later travelled to Barcelona, Fundacio Joan Miro, December 1982 - January 1983; Cologne, Galerie Gmurzynska, Meisterwerke der Moderne / Masterpieces of the Moderns, June - July 1982, p. 146 (illustrated in suite & illustrated p. 147, with incorrect dimensions); Zurich, Kunsthaus, Der Hang zum Gesamtkunstwerk: Europaische Utopien seit 1800, February - April 1983, p. 26 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, Sta dtische Kunsthalle und Kunstverein fu r die Rheinlande und Westfalen, May - July 1983, p. 23 (with incorrect dimensions); Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, September - November 1983; Cologne, Museum Ludwig, Kurt Schwitters, Die spaten Werke, April - May 1985, no. 98, p. 120 (illustrated p. 115, with incorrect ownership and dimensions); New York, Museum of Modern Art#, Kurt Schwitters, June - October 1985, no. 319, p. 418 (illustrated & illustrated, in suite p. 383), this exhibition later travelled to London, Tate Gallery, November 1985 - January 1986, no. 214, p. 62; Hannover, Sprengel Museum, February - April 1986, no. 288, p. 306 (illustrated & illustrated in suite p. 253); Vienna, Kunstforum, Schwitters, March - June 2002, no. 153, p. 296 (illustrated p. 201); Basel, Museum Tinguely, Kurt Schwitters:; Merz- a Total Vision of the World, May - August 2004, no. 142, p. 244 (illustrated in suite p. 40 & illustrated p. 41); London, Tate Britain, Schwitters in Britain, January - May 2013, pp. 114 & 158 (illustrated p. 115); this exhibition later travelled to Hannover, Sprengel Museum, June - August 2013

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-27
Lot Number :
13
Low Estimate :
$979,684
High Estimate :
$1,399,550
Hammer Price :
Not sold