25 June 2008
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Le bijouter du ciel
signed, dated and inscribed 'max ernst 54 le bijouter du ciel' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
31 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (81 x 65 cm.)
Painted in 1954
Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
Acquired from the above in 1955, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Max Ernst, 1955.
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This painting is sold with a photo-certificate from Professor Werner Spies.
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