Ernst Schwitters, recipient: Edith “Wanty” Thomas

Letter from Ernst Schwitters to Edith Thomas (‘Wanty’) regarding the sale, preservation and inheritance of Kurt Schwitters’ work

12 February 1949

Details

Created by
Ernst Schwitters born 1918
Recipient
Edith “Wanty” Thomas 1915–1991
Title
Letter from Ernst Schwitters to Edith Thomas (‘Wanty’) regarding the sale, preservation and inheritance of Kurt Schwitters’ work
Date
12 February 1949
Description
Letter expresses Ernst Schwitters' unease at the way his father's work has been split between himself and Edith Thomas and at her wish to give one his father's pictures to Margaret Miller at the Museum of Modern Art.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Edith Thomas's son, Geoff Thomas, in 1995.
Reference
TGA 9510/3/3/16

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