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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Kurt Schwitters
ZWEI GELBE FLECKEN (TWO YELLOW SPOTS)
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183

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Kurt Schwitters
ZWEI GELBE FLECKEN (TWO YELLOW SPOTS)
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Details & Cataloguing

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Kurt Schwitters
1887 - 1948
ZWEI GELBE FLECKEN (TWO YELLOW SPOTS)
signed Kurt Schwitters, dated 1947, titled and numbered 16a on the artist's mount 

mixed media collage on card laid down on the artist's mount


collage size: 14.6 by 11.5cm., 5 3/4 by 4 1/2 in.
mount size: 25.9 by 19.5cm., 10 1/4 by 7 3/4 in.
Executed in 1947.
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Provenance

Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, New York
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Chicago (acquired from the above circa 1956)
Lora F. Marx, Chicago (sale: Sotheby's, New York, 16th November 1989, lot 150)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Montreal, Canadian Centre for Architecture & Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Mies in America, 2001-02, no. 2.19, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Literature

Karin Orchard & Isabel Schulz, Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue Raisonné, 1937-1948, Hanover, 2006, vol. III, no. 3490, illustrated p. 608

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