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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, BELGIUM

Max Ernst
MÉDUSE CIRCONFLEXE
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 295,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
1

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, BELGIUM

Max Ernst
MÉDUSE CIRCONFLEXE
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 295,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Max Ernst
1891 - 1976
MÉDUSE CIRCONFLEXE
signed max ernst (lower right): signed max ernst, titled méduse circonflexe, dated 1933 and inscribed 26 rue des Plantes PARIS 14e (on the original canvas before laid down process, according to the catalogue raisonné)
oil on canvas
38,2 x 46 cm ; 15 x 18 1/8 in.
Painted in 1933.
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Provenance

Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago
Leo Orenstein, New York
Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva
Galerie Jeanne Castel, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1990s

Exhibited

London, Mayor Gallery, 1933, no. 3
Zürich, Was ist Surrealismus?, 1934, no. 47
Julien Levy, 1936

Literature

Werner Spies, Max Ernst Oeuvre-Katalog, 1929-1938, Cologne, 1979, no. 1892, illustrated p. 167

Modernités : de Rodin à Soulages

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Paris