Kurt Schwitters, recipient: Ernst Schwitters

English translation of a letter from Kurt Schwitters to his son, Ernst

22 November 1948

Details

Created by
Kurt Schwitters 1887–1948
Recipient
Ernst Schwitters born 1918
Title
English translation of a letter from Kurt Schwitters to his son, Ernst
Date
22 November 1948
Description
Letter was originally written from Kurt Schwitters to his son in December 1947, shortly before his death. He discusses his condition in his last days, his upcoming death and what possessions he wanted to leave to his son and to Edith Thomas (Wantee). Details of the translation work are printed at the bottom of the page stating that the original letter was lost.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Edith Thomas's son, Geoff Thomas, in 1995.
Reference
TGA 9510/3/1/3

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