Configuration
Artist: Max Ernst
Artwork: Configuration
Size: panel: 33.4 x 24.5; mount: 41 x 32.7 cm
Medium: Oil on panel mounted on panel
Creation year: 1974
Marks: Signed max ernst and dated 74 (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Dorothea Tanning, New York (by descent from the artist); Private Collection, United States (a gift from the previous in 1993 and sold: Christie's, New York, November 13, 2015, lot 1208); Sale: Matsart, Tel Aviv, December 20, 2015, lot 222; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Max Ernst, Configurations, huiles, collages, frottages, 1975, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue; Paris, Musee d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, San Lazzaro et ses amis, hommage au fondateur de XXe siecle, 1975-76, n.n. ; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Max Ernst, Works from the Dorothea Tanning Collection, 1985, no. 6

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2018-05-15
Lot Number: 357