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French Cancan by Natalie Seroussi

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Paris

Kurt Schwitters
1887 - 1948
MERZZEICHNUNG
signed and dated 1926 on the artist's mount
collage on paper laid down on cardboard
collage: 9,9 x 9,3 cm; 3 7/8 x 3 5/8 in.
mount: 20,9 X 19,1 cm., 8 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.
Executed in 1926. 
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Provenance

Galerie Berggruen, Paris (1954)
Pierre Janlet, Brussels (1954-1956)
Marcel Fleiss, Paris
Sale: Hamburg, Hauswedell & Nolte, Moderne Kunst, Ausgewählte Werke, 8 June 2011, lot 52
Natalie Seroussi, Paris

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Berggruen, Kurt Schwitters. Collages, 1954, illustrated
Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Kurt Schwitters, 1956, no. 139
Bern, Kunstalle, Kurt Schwitters und Hans Arp, 1956, no. 176
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Kurt Schwitters, 1956, no. 117
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Kurt Schwitters, 1956, no. 66
Lüttich, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Kurt Schwitters, 1956

Literature

Herta Wescher. Collages dadaistes et surrealistes, in "Art aujourd'hui", no. 2/3, March-April 1954, no. 8, illustrated pp. 17-21
Karin Orchard & Isabel Schulz, Kurt Schwitters. Catalogue raisonné. Volume 2. 1923-1936, Ostfildern, 2006, no. 1445, illustrated p. 210

French Cancan by Natalie Seroussi

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Paris