6 February 2007
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Les trompettes de lamort
signed and titled 'Les trompettes de lamort - max ernst' (on the artist's mount)
collage, watercolour and wash on paper
image: 10 x 7½ in. (25.3 x 19 cm.)
the artist's mount: 12¼ x 9¼ in. (31 x 23.2 cm.)
Executed in 1959
Fine Arts Unternehmen AG, Zug.
Paolo Marinotti, Milan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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La Coruña, Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, Surrealismo. Max Ernst y sus amigos surrealistas, June - September 2004 (illustrated p. 71).
This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Professor Werner Spies.
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