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

Êtes-vous Niniche?

Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Êtes-vous Niniche?
signed and inscribed 'ÊTES VOUS NINICHE? MAX ERNST LE POINT CARDINAL' (within the composition)
wax crayon on paper
21 3/4 x 17 1/8 in. (55.3 x 44 cm.)
Executed in 1961
Jean Hughes, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Kornfeld, Bern, 21-23 June 1989, lot 371.
Galerie Arenthon, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
W. Spies, S. & J. Metken, Max Ernst, vol. VI, Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, no. 3608, p. 290 (illustrated).
Milan, Galleria del Credito Valtellinese, Max Ernst da collezioni francesi e italiane, November 1996 - February 1997, no. 40, p. 93 (illustrated).
São Paulo, Museo Brasileiro da Escultura Marilisa Rathsam, Max Ernst: Esculturas, obras sobre papel, obras gráficas, July - September 1997, no. 80, p. 128 (illustrated).
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Lot Essay

Study for the (unrealised) poster for the exhibition Max Ernst: Oeuvre sculpté 1913-1961 at the Le Point Cardinal gallery in Paris.

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