Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale Including Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso

Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale Including Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso

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Avatars & Allegories: Property from the Estate of Pierre M. Schlumberger

Max Ernst

Tête

Lot Closed

March 26, 12:11 PM GMT

Estimate

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Avatars & Allegories: Property from the Estate of Pierre M. Schlumberger

Max Ernst

1891 - 1976

Tête


signed max ernst (lower right)

pencil frottage on paper

33.3 by 25.9cm., 13⅛ by 10¼in.

Framed: 54.7 by 47.7cm., 21½ by 18¾in.

Drawn in 1934.

Paul Eluard, Paris
Galerie du Dragon, Paris
Sale: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 17th October 1963, lot 21
Galerie Alexandre Iolas, Paris
Acquired by Mr and Mrs Pierre M. Schlumberger in the 1970s
Maurice Henry, Antologia Grafica del Surrealismo, Milan, 1972, no. 56, p. 45
František Šmejkal, Le Dessin surréaliste, Paris, 1974, no. 11, n.p.
Werner Spies, Sigrid & Günter Metken, Max Ernst, Œuvre-Katalog, Werke 1929-1938, Cologne, 1979, no. 2138, illustrated p. 294