New York, Park Avenue
20 November 1998
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
stamped with signature 'Max Ernst' and with silversmith's mark 'Franois Hugo' (on the underside)
Height: 9 in. (24.2 cm.)
Width: 6.3/8 in. (16.2 cm.)
Depth: 4 in. (11.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1961; this work is unique.
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris.
Acquired from the above by Harry Torczyner on 25 November 1965.
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F. Hugo and P. Hugo, Max Ernst sculptures d'or et d'argent, Salsbury, 1984 (other casts illustrated).
New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Max Ernst: A Retrospective, February-April 1975, p. 235, no. 265 (illustrated).
Please note that an additional example of this work was cast for the artist and was never to be sold.
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