• The Art of the Surreal Evening auction at Christies

    Sale 7903

    The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale

    2 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Regarde

    Price Realised  

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Regarde
    signed 'max ernst' (lower right); signed again, dated and titled 'regarde max ernst 1957' (on the reverse)
    oil on board
    13 x 9½ in. (33 x 24 cm.)
    Painted in 1957


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    Provenance

    Edouard Loeb, Paris.
    Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Essen.
    Werner Rienäcker, Essen.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 30 June 1980, lot 83.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Literature

    W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Oeuvre-Katalog, Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, no. 3240 (illustrated p. 101, with the incorrect support).