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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 420

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Mer et soleil

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Mer et soleil
    signed 'Max Ernst' (lower right)
    oil and wallpaper collage on canvas
    25½ x 21¼ (64.8 x 54 cm.)
    Executed circa 1961


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    Provenance

    R.A. Augustinci, Paris.
    Galerie Rive Gauche, Paris.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 December 1996, lot 226.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    W. Spies, S. and G. Metken, Max Ernst Oeuvre-Katalog: Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, p. 278, no. 3586 (illustrated).