Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
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THE JAMES AND MARILYNN ALSDORF COLLECTION
Max Ernst (1891-1976)

Groin

Details
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Groin
stamped with signature, the François and Pierre Hugo reference number, the French assay mark, the goldsmith's mark and numbered 'Max Ernst 1358 1737 6/6' (on the reverse)
gold medallion
Diameter: 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.)
Conceived in 1959 and executed circa 1971 in a numbered edition of six plus two exemplaires d'artiste and two exemplaires d'auteur, with wooden case.
Provenance
Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, July 1974.
Literature
C. Siaud and P. Hugo, Bijoux d'artistes: Hommage à François Hugo, Aix-en-Provence, 2001, p. 107, no. 1737 (another example illustrated in color).
L. Guinness, Art as Jewellery: From Calder to Kapoor, London, 2018, p. 156 (another example illustrated in color; dated circa 1960).
M. Newby Haspeslagh, Jewelry by Contemporary Painters and Sculptors @ 50: 1967-2017, London, 2017.
Exhibited
Sale room notice
Please note that this work was executed in a numbered edition of six.

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