• Art Impressionniste et Moderne auction at Christies

    Sale 5583

    Art Impressionniste et Moderne

    1 December 2009, Paris

  • Lot 27

    MAX ERNST (1891-1976)

    Sans titre

    Price Realised  

    MAX ERNST (1891-1976)
    Sans titre
    signé 'max ernst' (en bas à droite); signé, dédicacé et inscrit 'Merry Xmas and a happy New Year from Dorothea and Max Ernst Monsieur Maurice Lefebvre Foinet 19, rue Vavin PARIS (VIe)' (au revers)
    huile sur panneau
    14.4 x 9 cm. (5 5/8 x 3½ in.)
    Peint vers 1955


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    Provenance

    Maurice Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris (don de l'artiste, janvier 1955).
    Puis par descendance au propriétaire actuel.


    Literature

    W. Spies, S. et G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, p. 56, no. 3151 (illustré).


    Post Lot Text

    'UNTITLED'; SIGNED LOWER RIGHT; SIGNED, DEDICATED AND INSCRIBED ON THE REVERSE; OIL ON PANEL.