6 February 2007
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
signed 'max ernst' (lower left)
oil on canvas
18¼ x 21 5/8 in. (46 x 55 cm.)
Painted in 1928
Marie Cuttoli, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Palais Galliera, Paris, 4 December 1970, lot 25.
Fritz and Peter Nathan, Zurich.
Private collection, by whom acquired from the above; sale, Christie's, London, 24 June 1997, lot 334.
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F. & P. Nathan, 1922 - 1927, Zurich, 1972, no. 133 (illustrated).
W. Spies (ed.), Max Ernst, Werke 1925-1929, vol. III, Cologne, 1976, no. 1310 (illustrated p. 265).
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