7 February 2001
Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Oiseau devant le miroir
signed 'max ernst' (lower centre); signed, dated and titled 'max ernst, oiseau devant le miroir, 1967' (on the reverse of the backboard)
oil on panel mounted on the artist's backboard
131/8 x 95/8in. (33.4 x 24.4cm)
19¼ x 161/8in. (48.9 x 41cm.) including the backboard
Painted in 1967
Bernard Giron, Brussels, 1973.
Galleria Gissi, Turin (5894).
La Medusa, Rome (1298).
Galerie Beyeler, Basel (8807).
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner.
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