7 May 2008
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Mer et soleil
signed 'Max Ernst' (lower right)
oil and wallpaper collage on canvas
25½ x 21¼ (64.8 x 54 cm.)
Executed circa 1961
R.A. Augustinci, Paris.
Galerie Rive Gauche, Paris.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 December 1996, lot 226.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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W. Spies, S. and G. Metken, Max Ernst Oeuvre-Katalog: Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, p. 278, no. 3586 (illustrated).
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