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Artist: Kurt Schwitters, German, 1887–1948

Monument to the Artist’s Father

ca. 1922–23

Plywood painted white

126.9 × 26.6 × 40.8 cm (49 15/16 × 10 1/2 × 16 1/16 in.)
Gift of the Estate of Katherine S. Dreier
1953.6.7
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
German
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 602, no. 625, ill.

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 204, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.