Kurt Schwitters. Mz. 252. Colored Squares. 1921
Kurt Schwitters

Mz. 252. Colored Squares

Not on view
Cut-and-pasted colored and printed paper with pencil on paper with cardstock border
10 7/8 x 8 1/4" (27.4 x 21 cm)
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection
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© 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Drawings and Prints
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
[Ernst Schwitters, Lysaker / Schwitters estate?]
[Galerie Heinz Berggruen, Paris?]
Klipstein & Kornfeld, Bern. By 1959
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Janis, New York. Acquired from Klipstein Kornfeld, 1959 - 1967
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, 1967

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