2 February 2004
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
signed 'max ernst' (lower right)
oil on canvas
9½ x 7½ in. (24 x 19 cm.)
Painted in 1928
Hans Arp, Clamart.
Edwin Witzig-Hagenbach, Kreuzlingen, by 1976.
Anonymous sale, Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern, 23 June 2000, lot 25 (SFr 145,000).
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1925-1929, Cologne, 1976, no. 1342 (illustrated p. 283).
Paris, Galerie van Leer.
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