24 June 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Drei Entwürfe für Glasfenster (three watercolours)
signed and dated 'Max Ernst 1917' (on the lower left of the left sheet)
watercolour and pen and ink on paper
left sheet: 8 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. (22 x 4.6 cm.)
centre sheet: 8 5/8 x 7/8 in. (22 x 2.2 cm.)
right sheet: 8 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (22 x 2.7 cm.)
Executed in 1917
Anonymous sale, Ketterer, Stuttgart, 19-21 May 1953, lot 1222.
Dr. Robert Schnell, Zurich, by 1955.
Brera Galleria d'Arte, Milan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner on 14 November 1962.
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W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Oeuvre-Katalog, vol. I, Werke 1906-1925, Cologne, 1975, no. 267 (illustrated p. 135).
Zurich, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Der Sturm (Dokumente, Graphik, Bilder, Plastiken), 1955, p. 18.
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