• Impressionist/Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 2198

    Impressionist/Modern

    22 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Figur X (Sedona)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Figur X (Sedona)
    painted plaster
    Height: 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.)
    Conceived in 1948; this plaster version executed circa 1965-1966


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    Dr. Jürgen Pech has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Jimmy Ernst, New Canaan, Connecticut.
    Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York (acquired from the above, 1966).
    By bequest from the above to the present owner, 1981.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM


    Literature

    W. Spies, Max Ernst Oeuvre-Katalog Werke 1939-1953, Cologne, 1987, p. 189, no. 2662 (another medium illustrated)