24 June 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 67,250
Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
signed, numbered and inscribed with the foundry mark 'max Ernst E.A. 1/3 Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the side of the base)
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 24 in. (61 cm.)
Conceived in 1934 and cast in bronze from 1960 in an edition of seven plus three épreuves d'artiste; this work cast between June and October 1975
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Dr Jürgen Pech has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1929-1938, Cologne, 1979, no. 2153.1 (another cast illustrated p. 302).
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