Max Ernst (1891-1976)
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Max Ernst (1891-1976)

Janus

Details
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Janus
signed, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'max ernst A. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE 8/18' (on the top of the base)
bronze with black patina
Height: 17 3/8 in. (44.2 cm.)
Conceived in May 1974 and cast in a numbered edition of 18 plus two
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 12 November 1992, lot 238.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
E. Quinn, Max Ernst, Boston, 1977 (another cast illustrated pp. 18-23).
S. Kaufmann, Im Spannungsfeld von Fläche und Raum, Studien zur Wechselwirkung von Malerei und Skulptur im Werk von Max Ernst, Weimar, 2003, no. 104 (another cast illustrated p. 293).
J. Pech, Max Ernst - Plastische Werke, Cologne, 2005, pp. 208-211 (another cast illustrated pp. 208, 210-211).
Exhibited
Palma, Es Baluard, Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Es Baluard, year zero, January 2004, no. 103 (illustrated p. 145).
Palma, Es Baluard, Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Pensar les formes; escultures contemporànies a les colleccions mallorquines, June - September 2005, no. 21 (illustrated p. 77).
Special notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
Sale room notice
Please note this bronze was cast in this patina in a numbered edition of 18 plus two.

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