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

Shell

Details
MAX ERNST (1891-1976)
Shell
signed ‘max ernst’ (lower right); signed and inscribed ‘al mio amigo EGIDIO max ernst’ (on the reverse)
oil and grattage on panel
16 1/8 x 12 7/8 in. (41 x 32.7 cm.)
Painted in 1965
Provenance
Egidio Costantini, Venice, a gift from the artist.
Weintraub Gallery, New York.
Jakob Weintraub, New York.
Jules & Gladys Reiner, New York, to whom gifted from the above in the 1960s; sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 6 November 2015, lot 119.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
W. Spies, S. & G. Metken and J. Pech, Max Ernst: Werke 1964-1969, Cologne, 2007, no. 4071, p. 115 (illustrated; titled ‘Ohne Titel’).
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. This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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