26 June 2002
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS PIERINA DE GAVARDIE
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
signed and dated 'max ernst 56' (lower right)
oil on panel
21¾ x 18 in. (55.3 x 45.7 cm.)
Painted in 1956
Claude Hersaint, Paris.
Pierina de Gavardie, Paris.
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P. Waldberg, Max Ernst, Paris, 1975, no. 271 (illustrated pl. 71). W. Spies, S & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, no. 3172 (illustrated p. 66).
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