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    Sale 5846

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    29 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Drapeau

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Drapeau
    signed 'max ernst' (lower right); inscribed 'DRAPEAU' (lower left)
    oil on linen laid down on the artist's mount
    Linen: 5½ x 8¼in. (14 x 20.8cm.)
    Mount: 6 5/8 x 9¼in. (16.6 x 23.5cm.)
    Painted in 1967


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    Provenance

    Galerie Iolas, Geneva
    Galerie Alphonse Chave, Vence
    Paolo Marinotti
    Galeria Tega, Milan, 2007


    Literature

    W. Spies, S & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1964-1969, Cologne, 2007, no.4276 (illustrated p.218).


    Exhibited

    Vence, Galerie Alphonse Chave, Max Ernst, Déchets d'atelier, lueurs de génie, March-May 1968