Kurt Schwitters. Merz 88. Red Stroke. 1920

Kurt Schwitters

Merz 88. Red Stroke

1920

Medium
Cut-and-pasted colored and printed papers and crayon on paper
Dimensions
11 3/8 × 8 3/4" (28.9 × 22.2 cm)
Credit
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection
Object number
648.1967
Copyright
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Department
Drawings and Prints
This work is not on view.
Kurt Schwitters has 97 works  online.
There are 14,914 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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