Lot 343
  • 343

Kurt Schwitters

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 USD
Sold
254,500 USD
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Description

  • Kurt Schwitters
  • Wie es euch gefällt (As you like it)

  • Signed Kurt Schwitters and dated 1946 (lower right); inscribed c 73 8 inch As you like it (along lower edge) and 5 inch (center of right, left and upper edges)
  • Collage, oil and paper mounted on paper

Provenance

Ernst Schwitters, Lysaker (inherited from the artist in 1948)
Sale: Klipstein & Kornfeld, Bern, June, 1959, lot 772
Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired in 1962)
Acquired from the above in 1963 and thence by descent

Literature

Norbert Lynton, The Story of Modern Art, Oxford, 1980, illustrated fig. 126
Karin Orchard & Isabel Schulz, Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue Raisonné, 1937-1948, vol. III, Hanover, 2006, no. 3345, illustrated p. 559

Catalogue Note

Fig. 1 The reverse of the present work.
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