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Kurt Schwitters

Ohne Titel (Schmale Merzsäule)

Auction Closed

May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


60,000 - 80,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Collection of David Haid, Chicago

Kurt Schwitters

1887 - 1948

Ohne Titel (Schmale Merzsäule)

inscribed with artist's initials and dated 1936/1972©; inscribed with foundry mark Morris Singer Founders London (on the underside)


height: 87⅛ in.

221 cm.

Conceived in wood and plaster in 1935; this example executed in bronze in 1972 in a numbered edition of 7 plus 1 under the supervision of Ernst Schwitters.

Marlborough Gallery, New York
David Haid, Chicago (acquired from the above on 24 July 1973)
Thence by descent to the present owner
Karin Orchard and Isabel Schulz, Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue Raisonné 1923-1936, vol. II, Bonn, 2003, no. 2002, p. 472, illustration of wood and plaster example