• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 434

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Fille et mère

    Price Realised  

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Fille et mère
    stamped with foundry mark 'A. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with green and brown patina
    Height: 17¾ in. (45.1 cm.)
    Conceived and cast in 1959


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

    Provenance

    Sidney Mishkin, New York.
    Gift from the above to the present owner, 1992.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY BELONGING TO THE BARUCH COLLEGE FUND


    Literature

    W. Spies and S. and G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, p. 380, no. 3780.1 (another cast illustrated).