• Vente au profit de la recherch auction at Christies

    Sale 5595

    Vente au profit de la recherche sur le V.I.H et de la lutte contre le sida - Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé - Deuxième vente

    17 - 20 November 2009, Paris

  • Lot 994

    MAX ERNST (1891-1976)

    The table-cloth in the Atlantic Ocean (projet d'illustration pour "Babylone" de René Crevel)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    MAX ERNST (1891-1976)
    The table-cloth in the Atlantic Ocean (projet d'illustration pour "Babylone" de René Crevel)
    signé 'Max Ernst' (en bas à droite)
    frottage à la mine de plomb sur papier
    17,9 x 11,6 cm. (7 x 4½ in.)
    Exécuté en 1931


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    Provenance

    Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York; vente, Parke-Bernet, New York, 16 février 1961, lot 1.
    Alexander Iolas Gallery, New York.
    Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé, Paris.


    Literature

    R. Crevel, Babylone, Paris, 1927, p. 50 (illustré).
    W. Spies, S. et G. Metken, Max Ernst Werke 1929-1938, Cologne, 1979, p. 88, no. 1735 (illustré).


    Post Lot Text

    'THE TABLE-CLOTH IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN'; SIGNED LOWER RIGHT; FROTTAGE WITH PENCIL ON PAPER.