Untitled (Story Without A Name—For Max Ernst)
Artwork: Untitled (Story Without A Name—For Max Ernst)
Size: each paperboard: 25.4 x 19.1; largest collage: 18.9 x 16.4; smallest collage: 5.6 x 7 cm
Medium: Sixteen collages - printed paper collage on paperboard
Creation year: 1935
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1934-1935
Provenance: Estate of Joseph Cornell; Castelli Feigen Corcoran Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1980
Exhibition history: Berkeley University Art Gallery, Joseph Cornell: MATRIX/Berkeley 30, October 1979-January 1980, n.p. (four collages exhibited); New York, Museum of Modern Art; London, Whitechapel Gallery; Kunsthalle Dusseldorf; Florence, Palazzo Pitti; Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and Art Institute of Chicago, Joseph Cornell, November 1980-March 1982, pp. 284-285, pl. 36-51 (illustrated); Washington, D.C., National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Joseph Cornell: An Exploration of Sources, November 1982-February 1983, pp. 12-13; Kamakura, Museum of Modern Art; Shiga, Museum of Modern Art; Ohara Museum of Modern Art; Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Joseph Cornell, October 1992-May 1993, pp. 114 and 161-162, no. 42 (illustrated); Salem, Peabody Essex Museum; Washington, D.C., Smithsonian American Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination, April 2007-August 2008, pp. 47, 294-295 and 365, no. 27, pl. 138 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-11-15
Lot Number: 19C