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    Sale 2164

    Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale

    6 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 41

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Tableau printanier

    Price Realised  

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Tableau printanier
    signed and dated 'max ernst 54' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'Max Ernst 54, tableau printanier' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    21¼ x 25½ in. (54 x 64.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1954


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    Provenance

    Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London.
    Galerie Edward Loeb, Paris.
    E.J. Power, London.
    Marlborough Fine Art, London.
    Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 28 March 1988, lot 35.
    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. 1, no. 3043 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Max Ernst, February-March 1955, no. 22.
    Cambridge, Arts Council Gallery; York City Art Gallery; Newcastle, Hutton Gallery; Edinburgh, Scottish Art Council Gallery; Nottingham University and London, Arts Council of Great Britain, New Trends in Painting, October 1956-June 1957, no. 16.