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

Opening times

April - October

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm (Last admission 4:30)

November - March

Tuesday-Saturday 10:30am - 4:00pm (Last admission 3:30pm)

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