Le Grand génie
600,000 to - 800,000 USD
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Property from an Important East Coast Collection
1891 - 1976
Le Grand génie
inscribed with artist's signature, dated 2004 and numbered 4/8 (on the base); stamped with foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris
height (including base): 72¼ (184 cm.)
width: 88½ in. (225 cm.)
Conceived in 1967; this example executed in 2004 as number 4 from an edition of 8.
Dr. Jürgen Pech has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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Exh. Cat., Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Max Ernst, 1975, no. 329, p. 164
Exh. Cat., Munich, Haus der Kunst & Berlin, Nationalgalerie Berlin, Max Ernst. Retrospektive 1979, 1979, no. 328, p. 349 & p. 300, illustration of another cast
Exh. Cat., Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Max Ernst, 1983, no. 127, p. 145 & p. 162, illustration of another cast
Ludger Derenthal & Jürgen Pech, Max Ernst, Paris 1992, no. 388, p. 285 & p. 236, illustration of another cast
Exh. Cat, Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne; Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Max Ernst: Sculptures, maisons, paysages, 1998, no. 125 & no. 129, p. 275 & p. 207, illustrations of another cast
Exh. Cat., Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-West-falen, Max Ernst, Skulpturen, Häuser, Landschaften, 1998, no. 125, p. 320 & p. 207, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Berlin, Nationalgalerie Berlin; Munich, Haus der Kunst Munich, Max Ernst. Die Retrospektive, 1999, no. 147, pp. 208-209, illustration of another cast
Susanne Kaufmann, Im Spannungsfeld von Fläche und Raum, Studien zur Wechselwirkung von Malerei und Skulptur im Werk von Max Ernst, Weimar, 2003, no. 107, p. 111, p. 230 & pp. 296-297, illustration of another cast
Werner Spies, Jürgen Pech & Gunter Metken, Max Ernst: Werke 1964-1969, Cologne, 2007, no. 4592, p. 377, illustration of another cast
Exh. Cat., Stockholm, Moderna Museet & Humlebæk, Louisiana Museum of Art, Max Ernst, Dream and Revolution, 2008–2009, p. 252 & p. 200, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Vienna, Albertina & Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Max Ernst – Retrospektive, 2013, no. 179, p. 348, p. 299, illustration of another cast