London, South Kensington
6 February 2015
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
signed and dated 'max ernst 65' (lower right)
frottage and crayon on paper
10½ x 8¼ in. (26.9 x 20.8 cm.)
Executed in 1965
Jean Hugues, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern, 18-21 June 1980, lot 317.
Anonymous sale, Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 21 June 1989, lot 373.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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W. Spies, S. & J. Metken, Max Ernst, Oeuvre-Katalog, Werke 1964-1969, Cologne, 2007, no. 4101 (illustrated p. 130).
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