Lot 72
  • 72

Hans Bellmer

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Description

  • Hans Bellmer
  • DAS ROTE MONSTER (THE RED MONSTER)
  • signed Bellmer and dated 1952 (lower right)
  • oil on linen

Provenance

Claude Lefevre, Paris (acquired from artist in 1952; sale: Sotheby's, London, 25th June 1986, lot 226)
Private Collection, Pennsylvania
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, 123 Watts Gallery, The Coincident Eye: Hans Bellmer, Augustin Fernandez, Robert Mapplethorpe, 1998, illustrated in the catalogue
New York, Vestry Arts, Inc., Drawing out of the Void: Hans Bellmer, Pavel Tchelitchew, Steve DiBenedetto & Pieter Schoolwerth, 2004, no. 4, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Catalogue Note

This work has been requested for the Hans Bellmer retrospective exhibition to be held at Musée National d'Art Moderne in Paris from March to June 2006.

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