25 June 2008
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Für Meret Der Tanz im Schmackenloch
signed and inscribed 'FÜR MERET DER TANZ IM SCHMACKENLOCH. MAX ERNST' (along the lower edge); signed, dated and inscribed 'max ernst Paris April 1965' (on the reverse)
pastel on paper
9 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (24.5 x 20.5 cm.)
Executed in April 1965
Meret Oppenheim, Berne, a gift from the artist.
Il Fauno Galleria d'Arte, Turin.
Luciano Anselmino, Turin.
Acquired from the above by the father of the present owner, and thence by descent.
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W. Spies, S.& G. Metken, J. Pech, Max Ernst, Werke 1964-1969, Cologne, 2007, no. 4085 (illustrated p. 122).
Turin, Il Fauno Galleria d'Arte, Max Ernst, November - December 1970, no. 6 (illustrated).
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