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

Janus (Giano)

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Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Janus (Giano)
inscribed with the signature and numbered 'max ernst 8/18' and stamped with the foundry mark 'Valsuani Cire perdue' (on the base)
bronze with green patina
17in. (43cm.) high
Conceived in 1973 and cast in bronze at a later date, this work is number 8 in a numbered edition of 18
Provenance
Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 2 December 1987, lot 237.
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
E. Quinn, Max Ernst, London 1977 (another cast illustrated p. 23).
Exh. cat. Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Max Ernst, July-October 1983, no. 141 (another cast).
Exh. cat. Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Castello di Rivoli, Max Ernst Sculpture, May-September 1996 (another cast illustrated p. 186).
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