Ohne Titel (Skulptur aus der Merz Barn, Elterwater 1) (Untitled (Sculpture from the Merz Barn, Elterwater 1))
Property from a Private German Collection
1887 - 1948
Ohne Titel (Skulptur aus der Merz Barn, Elterwater 1)
(Untitled (Sculpture from the Merz Barn, Elterwater 1))
stone, bamboo, plaster and nails
Height (not including base): 76.2cm., 30in.
Height (including base): 82cm., 32¼in.
Executed in 1947, this work is unique.
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Harry Pierce, Elterwater (by descent from the artist in 1948 and until at least 1964)
Private Collection, Port-la-Nouvelle (acquired by 1969)
Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1982