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

La débutante

Max Ernst (1891-1976)
La débutante
paper collage and pencil on paper
5 5/8 x 4 ½ in. (13.1 x 11.6)
Executed in 1939
Dimitri Petrov, New York.
Private collection, United States, by descent from the above in 1986.
L. Carrington, La dame ovale, Paris, 12 May 1939, p. 21.
W. Spies, Max Ernst – Collagen, Inventar und Widerspruch, Cologne 1974, no. 480, p. 421.
W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst Œuvre-Katalog, Werke 1939-1953, Cologne, 1987, no. 2320, p. 9 (illustrated).
Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Surrealism, March - April 1970, p. 32; this exhibition later travelled to Gothenburg, Göteborgs Konst-hall, April - May 1970; Sundsvall, Sundsvalls Museum, May - June 1970; and the Malmö Museum, June 1970.
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Max Ernst: Frottagen, Collagen, Zeichnungen, Graphik, Bücher, August - October 1978, p. 148; this exhibition later travelled to Frankfurt, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, November 1978 - January 1979; and Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, February - April 1979.
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Lot Essay

This work will be included in the forthcoming volume of the Max Ernst catalogue raisonné, currently being prepared by Werner Spies in collaboration with Sigrid Metken and Jürgen Pech.

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