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Max ERNST

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Max ERNST

Meer und Mond

1925
32 x 23 cm (12 ⁵/₈ x 9 inches)
Oil on wood
Signed lower right: max ernst


Provenance:
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley M. Freehling, Highland Park, Illinois 
The Art Institute, Chicago (a gift from the above)
Private collection, Milan
 


Literature:
- The Art Institute of Chicago Annual Bulletin 1961/1962, Chicago 1962, p. 25.
- Werner Spies (ed.), Max Ernst. Œuvre-Katalog, vol. 3, Werke 1925-1929, 
- Bearbeitet von Werner Spies, Sigrid und Günter Metken, DuMont Buchverlag, Cologne 1976, no. 982, p. 98 
 


Exhibition:
- New York, Max Ernst, The Museum of Modern Art, March 1st – May 7th 1961; Chicago, The Art Institute, Chicago, June 16th – July 23rd 1961, no. 28, p. 52
- New York, Max Ernst. Paintings & Collages from the 1920s – 70s from a Private European Collection, Lawrence Rubin, Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, February 1st – 26th 2000, no. 11 


Max ERNST

L’Esprit de Locarno

1929
Collage on paper
Titled lower left under the collage


Provenance:
Jean Cocteau, Paris
Nicole Stéphane (actress in " Les Enfants terribles ")
Private collection, Paris
 


Literature:
- "La Révolution surréaliste", n° 12, 5thyear, 15 December 1929, repr. p. 23.
- Werner Spies, Max Ernst, Werke 1925-1929, Menil Foundation, Houston, Texas and DuMont Buchverlag, Koln, 1976, n° 1401, p. 312.
- Werner Spies, Max Ernst, les collages inventaires et contradictions, éditions Gallimard, 1984, repr. under ref. n° 206.
 


Exhibition:
Lugano, Lugano Arte e Cultura, Meret Oppenheim and her Artist Friends, 11 February -  28 May 2017
 


Max ERNST

La joie de vivre

1936
38.1 x 54.6 cm (15 x 21 ¹/₂ inches)
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right: max Ernst


Provenance:
Private collection, Paris, gift from the artist
Private collection, acquired circa 1975
Christie's New York, Impressionist & Modern Evening Salen. 2437, May 4, 2011, lot 5
Private collection, New York
 


Literature:
- W. Spies, S. and G. Metken, Max Ernst, Oeuvre-Katalog, Werke 1929-1938, Menil Foundation, Houston, Texas und DuMont Buchverlag, Koln, 1979, page 368, number 2265, illustrated.

 


Exhibition:
- Max Ernst Museum, Brühl, Germany, from June 2011 to July 2015, on loan.  
- New York, Di Donna, Fields of Dream, The Surrealist Landscape, October 29 December 18, 2015, Illustrated in color, full page number 15, plate 3, also in index of List of Works.
 


About

Max ERNST

(1891-1976)