Four works by Kurt Schwitters by Kurt Schwitters

The more naturalistic, impressionistic works of Schwitters’ later years have generally been ignored, but are an important element when considering the artist’s oeuvre.

Details

Medium:
Oil on plywood; Oil on wood; Oil on paper; Oil and pencil on wood Dimensions: 33.1 × 28.5cm; 28 x 36.8cm; 48 x 41.2cm; 18.9 x 22cm
Art Fund grant:
£12,500 ( Total: £37,000)
Acquired in:
2016
Vendor:
G. Thomas

Fairfield is a joyous painting charged with energy, depicting the countryside with deft brushstrokes.

Provenance

From the artist's estate to Edith Thomas, London 1948-1991. On her death to her son Geoffrey Thomas, 1991

Venue details

Armitt Museum and Library Rydal Road, AMBLESIDE Cumbria LA22 9BL 01539 431212 www.armitt.com

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £3.50)

Mon - Sat, 10am - 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)

Closed over Christmas holidays

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