MAX ERNST (1891-1976)
MAX ERNST (1891-1976)
MAX ERNST (1891-1976)
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MAX ERNST (1891-1976)

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MAX ERNST (1891-1976)
Leaves
signed 'max ernst' (on the artist's mount)
encaustic, grattage and wash on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Image: 6 7/8 x 9 ¼ in. (17.5 x 23.5 cm.)
Artist's Mount: 7 1/8 x 9 ¼ in. (18 x 23.6 cm.)
Executed in 1945
Provenance
Galerie Ile-de-France, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 8 December 1966, lot 242.
D. Hughes, by whom acquired at the above sale.
J. Kasmin, London.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 2 December 1971, lot 123.
Modarco S.A., Geneva, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Brook Street Gallery, London.
Anonymous sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 16-18 June 1972, lot 88c.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 October 1987, lot 184.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 28 October 1995, lot 48.
Acquired at the above sale and thence by descent to the present owner.
Literature
W. Spies & S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst: Werke, 1939-1953, Cologne, 1987, no. 2482, p. 99 (illustrated; with incorrect medium).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Bellier, Oeuvres choisies, XIXe – XXe sie'cles, Summer - Autumn 1988, no. 19, n.p. (illustrated n.p.; titled 'Oiseau parmi les feuilles').
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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.

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