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Richard Freytagbild (Das Richard-Freitag-Bild)

Kurt Schwitters-Richard Freytagbild (Das Richard-Freitag-Bild)-1927

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Artwork:
Richard Freytagbild (Das Richard-Freitag-Bild)
Size:
85.8 x 69.2 cm
Medium :
Oil and wood relief on panel, in the artist's frame
Creation Year:
1927
Marks
Signed with initials and dated 'KS 27' (lower left)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Ernst Schwitters, Lysaker, by descent from the artist; Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne, by whom acquired from the previous in 1978; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1978
Exhibition History :
Grosse Merzausstellung, 1927, no. 151 (ex. cat.); Hannover, Kunstverein, Herbstausstellung Hannoverscher Kunstler, October - December 1927, no. 299; Dusseldorf, Stadtischer Kunstpalast, Deutsche Kunst, May - October 1928, no. 151 (ex. cat.); Cologne, Galerie Gmurzynska, Kurt Schwitters, October - December 1978, no. 31, p. 160 (illustrated p. 93); Zurich, Kunsthaus, Der Hang zum Gesamtkunstwerk, February - April 1983, p. 24, this exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle und Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, May - July 1983, and Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, September - November 1983; Basel, Museum Tinguely, Kurt Schwitters: MERZ - a Total Vision of the World, May - August 2004, no. 91, pp. 50 & 239 (illustrated p. 51)

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-27
Lot Number :
12
Low Estimate :
$699,774[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$979,684[-36%]*
Hammer Price :
$629,797
Sold For :
$768,003*