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MAX ERNST | PAYSAGE DE CHOIX

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December 17, 05:28 PM GMT

Estimate

20,000 - 30,000 USD

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MAX ERNST

(1891 - 1976)

PAYSAGE DE CHOIX


Signed max ernst and titled (on the artist's mount)

Gouache on paper mounted on card

3⅛ by 4 in. (8 by 10 cm)

Framed: 14⅛ by 16¾ in. (35.9 by 42.6 cm)

Executed circa 1953. 

Galerie Alfred Schmela, Düsseldorf

Private Collection, Opladen, Germany

Galerie Linssen, Bonn & Cologne

Galerie der Spiegel, Cologne (acquired by 1987)

Sale: Christie's, London, June 30, 1987, lot 391

Sale: Sotheby’s, London, November 29, 1989, lot 544

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Werner Spies, Sigrid & Günter Metken, Max Ernst, Oeuvre-Katalog, Werke 1939-1953, Houston & Cologne, no. 2995, illustrated p. 348

The present work relates to the collections of gouaches and oils illustrated in the book Sept microbes vus à travers by Max Ernst which was published in 1953.