Kurt SCHWITTERS, Merzzeichnung (FOX) [Merz drawing (FOX)] Enlarge 1 /1


Germany 1887 – 1948

  • Norway Great Britain

Merzzeichnung (FOX) [Merz drawing (FOX)] 1930 Materials & Technique: drawings, collage of cut printed and coloured papers, two hairs Support: white card
Impression: unique

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left in pencil "K. Schwitters 1930"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left in pencil "Merzzeichnung"
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed centre in pencil "Prel (illeg.) 626/A", in blue ink "... (illeg.) Oeuvre-Nr.: 1930, ... (illeg.)"; upper right in pencil "1" (encircled)
Dimensions: image 15.6 h x 14.9 w cm sheet 30.8 h x 22.7 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kurt Schwitters: catalogue raisonne, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, c2000, cat. no 1721, p. 340
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.574
Subject: Art style: Dada