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Max Ernst (1891-1976)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ALAN DERSHOWITZ AND CAROLYN COHEN
Max Ernst (1891-1976)

Judith: Les deux elements

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Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Judith: Les deux elements
oil on canvasboard construction
12 7/8 x 9¼ in. (32.7 x 23.5 cm.)
Executed in 1961
Provenance
Jean-Louis Barrault and Madeleine Renaud, Paris.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 9 November 1995, lot 480.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owners.

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Lot Essay

Werner Spies has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

The present work is a design for a stage set for the play Judith, written by Jean Giraudoux. Directed by Jean-Louis Barrault in 1961 at the Théâtre de France, Max Ernst created the set designs and Dorothea Tanning was in charge of costume design.

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