2 November 2005
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF FRANCES LEVENTRITT
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
signed and numbered 'Max Ernst IV/VI' (on the front), stamped with foundry mark 'A VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back)
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 11 in. (28 cm.)
Conceived in 1959; this bronze version cast at later date
Galerie Chalette, New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owner.
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J. Russell, Max Ernst: Life and Work, New York, 1967, p. 348, no. 140 (another cast illustrated).
W. Spies, S. and G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, p. 381, no. 3781,I (another cast illustrated).
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