Max Ernst (German, 1891-1976) Femme

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Lot 3AR
Max Ernst
(German, 1891-1976)
Femme

Sold for £ 27,500 (US$ 34,273) inc. premium
Max Ernst (German, 1891-1976)
Femme
stamped with the artist's signature, numbered '4/6 / 1198 / 1522' (underneath) and stamped with silver hallmarks (verso of base)
polished silver
27cm (10 5/8in) high
Conceived in 1960 and cast by François Hugo in 1980 in a numbered edition of 6

Footnotes

  • The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Dr. Jürgen Pech.

    Provenance
    Frederick Weismann Collection, Beverly Hills.
    Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano.
    A gift from the above to the present owner, Lugano, March 1985.

    Exhibited
    Bremen, Kunsthalle, Moderne Kunst aus der Sammlung Thyssen-Bornemisza, 1975, no. 18.

    Literature
    W. Spies, S & G Mekten, Max Ernst, Oeuvre-Katalog, Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, no. 3810-I, (another cast illustrated p. 398).
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