3 May 2006
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
signed and dated 'Max Ernst 1930' (on the reverse)
oil on board
8 5/8 x 6 1/8 in. (22 x 15.6 cm.)
Painted in 1930
Joë Bousquest, Carcassonne.
Galerie André François Petit, Paris.
Anon. sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 16-18 June 1972, lot 88b.
Anon. (acquired at the above sale); sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 November 1988, lot 223.
Acquired by the present owner, circa 1990.
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W. Spies, Max Ernst: Werke 1929-1938, Cologne, 1979, vol. 4, p. 108, no. 1775 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie André François Petit, Bellmer, Brauner, Dalí, Delvaux, Ernst, Magritte, Tanguy, June 1962.
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