Lot 140
  • 140

Max Ernst

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 GBP
Sold
233,000 GBP
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Description

  • Max Ernst
  • Apaisement
  • inscribed Max Ernst, numbered I/V and stamped with the foundry mark A. Valsuani cire perdue
  • bronze
Number one from an edition of five

Provenance

Gustave Stein, Cologne (sale: Sotheby's, London, March 1966, lot 57)
Private Collection (purchased at the above sale)
Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Zurich
Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above on 15th December 1970; sale: Sotheby's, New York, 6th May 2004, lot 372)
Private Collection, USA (purchased at the above sale)
Sale: Christie's, London, 24th June 2009, lot 285
Jeffrey H. Loria, New York (purchased at the above sale)
Acquired from the above by the late owner on 12th November 2009

Literature

Alan Bousquet, Max Ernst, Œuvre Sculpté, 1913-1961, Paris, 1961, no. 45, illustration of another cast n.p.
John Russell, Max Ernst, Leben und Werk, Cologne, 1966, no. 142, illustrated p. 326
XXe siècle, 'Hommage à Max Ernst', Paris, 1971, n.n., illustration of another cast p. 131
Max Ernst, Sculpture 1934-1974, (exhibition catalogue), Cavaliero Fine Arts, New York, 1987, illustrated p. 31
Gaston Diehl, Max Ernst, New York, 1991, illustration of another cast p. 58 (dated 1951)
Max Ernst: The Sculpture (exhibition catalogue), Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley & Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, 1992-93, no. 48, illustration of another cast
Werner Spies, Max Ernst, Œuvre-Katalog, Werke 1954-1963, Houston, 1998, no. 3823, I, illustration of another cast p. 407
Max Ernst, Sculptures, maisons, paysages (exhibition catalogue), Centre Pompidou, Paris, 1998, no. 112, illustration of another cast p. 186
Jürgen Pech, Max Ernst, Plastische Werke, Cologne, 2005, colour illustration of another cast pp. 142-3
Max Ernst, Paramyths: Sculpture, 1934-1967 (exhibition catalogue), Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, 2015, n.n., colour illustration of another cast p. 47
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