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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Drei Entwürfe für Glasfenster (three watercolours)

    Price Realised  

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Drei Entwürfe für Glasfenster (three watercolours)
    signed and dated 'Max Ernst 1917' (on the lower left of the left sheet)
    watercolour and pen and ink on paper
    left sheet: 8 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. (22 x 4.6 cm.)
    centre sheet: 8 5/8 x 7/8 in. (22 x 2.2 cm.)
    right sheet: 8 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (22 x 2.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1917


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Ketterer, Stuttgart, 19-21 May 1953, lot 1222.
    Dr. Robert Schnell, Zurich, by 1955.
    Brera Galleria d'Arte, Milan.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner on 14 November 1962.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Oeuvre-Katalog, vol. I, Werke 1906-1925, Cologne, 1975, no. 267 (illustrated p. 135).


    Exhibited

    Zurich, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Der Sturm (Dokumente, Graphik, Bilder, Plastiken), 1955, p. 18.