Kurt Schwitters. Merz 88. Red Stroke. 1920

Kurt Schwitters

Merz 88. Red Stroke


Cut-and-pasted colored and printed papers and crayon on paper
11 3/8 × 8 3/4" (28.9 × 22.2 cm)
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection
Object number
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Drawings and Prints
This work is not on view.
Kurt Schwitters has 95 works online.
There are 14,426 drawings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Ernst Schwitters (the artist’s son), Lysaker. Inherited from the artist, 1948 – 1956
Galerie Berggruen, Paris (Heinz Berggruen). Purchase, 1956
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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