Dimanche Apres-Midi Sur Les Champs Elysees
Artist: Max Ernst
Artwork: Dimanche Apres-Midi Sur Les Champs Elysees
Size: 83 x 69.6 cm
Medium: Oil on board
Creation year: 1958
Marks: Signed Max Ernst (lower right); signed Max Ernst, dated 58 and inscribed Les Champs Elysees on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Dorothea Tanning, Bourg-la-Reine & New YorkPrivate Collection, Switzerland (acquired in 1988)Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the previous. Sold: Christie's, London, 7th February 2012, lot 137)Purchased at the previous sale by the late owner
Exhibition history: Stuttgart, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Max Ernst, 1970, no. 101 (titled Les Champs Elysees)Munich, Haus der Kunst & Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Max Ernst. Retrospektive, 1979, no. 301, illustrated in the catalogue (with incorrect medium and measurements and as dating from 1957)Ascoli Piceno, Complesso Monumentale di Sant'Agostino, Chagall - Licini e il sopra naturale... in Arp, Ernst, Klee, Miro, Savinio, 2001-02, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

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Date: 2016-06-21
Lot Number: 21