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46.200 €

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SCHWITTERS, KURT
1887 Hannover - 1948 Ambleside

Title: "Mz 59 Continental".
Date: 1926.
Technique: Paper collage on strong card.
Measurement: 13.5 x 9.5cm.
Notation: Signed, dated and inscribed beneath the collage left: Kurt Schwitters, 1926, continental. Here inscirbed right: Mz. 59. Verso hand written artist's address.
Frame/Pedestal: Framed.

Provenance:
- Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne (label)
- Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich (label)
- Achenbach Kunsthandel, Düsseldorf (1991)
- Galerie Folker Skulima, Berlin
- Robert Michel, Vockenhausen (artist's present)
- Sammlung Hilmar Kopper, Rothenbach

Exhibition:
- Stadsgalerij Heerlen, 1997 (label)
- Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich 1998 (ill. on invitation card)
- Musée de Grenoble, 1995
- IVAM Centre Julio González, Valencia 1995
- Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1995
- Galerie Lelong, Zürich 1994
- Achenbach Kunsthandel, Düsseldorf 1994
- Achenbach Kunsthandel, Frankfurt (Main) 1991
- Galerie Michael Werner, New York 1990

Literature:
- Orchard, Karin/Schulz, Isabel: Kurt Schwitters - Catalogue raisonné, vol. 2 1923-1936, Ostfildern-Ruit 2003, cat. rais. no. 1370, ill.
- Aynsley, Jeremy: A Century of Graphic Design. Graphic Design Pioneers of the 20th Century, London 2001, p. 70, ill.
- Exhib. cat. Kurt Schwitters, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris 1994, p. 378
- Exhib. cat. Kurt Schwitters, IVAM Centre Julio González, Valencia 1995, p. 442
- Exhib. cat Kurt Schwitters, Galerie Michael Werner, Bielefeld 1990, ill. 8
- Exhib. cat. Kurt Schwitters in Nederland. Merz, De Stijl & Holland Dada, Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Zwolle 1997, p. 62, ill.

- The collages are among the artist's most sought-after works on the international art market
- Beautiful, harmonious example from the series of Merz drawings due to the straight-lined structure and the interplay of colours
- Impressive exhibition history.

Contact:
Johann Herkenhöner
Modern, Post War & Contemporary Art
+49 221 92 58 62 304

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