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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 284

    Max Ernst (1891-1976)

    Oedipe I

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    Max Ernst (1891-1976)
    Oedipe I
    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.

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    Literature

    W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1929-1938, Cologne, 1979, no. 2153.1 (another cast illustrated p. 302).