This assemblage was created whilst the artist was living at Ambleside.
Wood on Wood by Kurt Schwitters, 1947
© DACS, London 2007
- Mixed media
- 27.3 x 24.8 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £15,500 ( Total: £40,500)
- Acquired in:
- Annely Juda Fine Art
It is an organic piece inspired by the materials and landscapes surrounding him. A simple twig, nailed to a piece of wood, on a wooden background painted in muted tones is representative of the scenery in which Schwitters was living.
Edith Thomas (Wartee), the artist's partner, bequeathed 1948; Annely Juda Fine Art, 1971; Heiner Bastian Fine Arts, Berlin; private collection; Annely Juda Fine Art.