This assemblage was created whilst the artist was living at Ambleside.

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.

Armitt Museum and Library

Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BL
01539 431212

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Tues - Sat, 10am - 5pm (last admission 4pm)

Closed over Christmas holidays

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