Le Chant De La Grenouille
Artist: Max Ernst
Artwork: Le Chant De La Grenouille
Size: 19 x 24 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1934
Marks: Signed; Signed and dated 1934 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Julian Trevelyan, London; Simon Watson Taylor, London; E.L.T. Mesens, London; Dr. Henry M. Roland, London (by 1962); Marc Roland (by descent from the previous); Sotheby’s, London, June 29, 1988, lot 159; Galerie Jeanne Castel, Paris; Acquired by the present owner in 1991
Exhibition history: London, Roland, Browse & Delbanco, Max Ernst and Etienne Cournault, April - May 1962, cat. no. 14; Manchester, City Art Gallery and Leeds, City Art Gallery, Modern Works From the Collection of Dr. Henry M Roland, June - August 1962, cat. no. 30; Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Idole und Damonen, July - September 1963, cat. no. 44, illustrated, p. 52; Bristol, City Art Gallery, Collection Henry Roland, February - March 1969, cat. no. 7; Stockholm Moderna Museet; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Stuttgart, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Max Ernst, September 1969 - March 1970, cat. no. 52 (Stockholm), cat. no. 49 (Amsterdam) and cat. no. 58 (Stuttgart); Brighton Art Gallery and Museum, Follies and Fantasies, May - August 1971, cat. no. 22; London, Camden Art Centre and Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council, Works from the Roland Collection, September - October 1976; London, Courtauld Institute Galleries; Norwich, Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts; York, City Art Gallery; Oxford, Ashmolean Museum; Plymouth, City Art Museum, Works from the Roland Collection, March - May 1979, cat. no. 9, illustrated p. 35; Edinburgh, National Gallery of Modern Art, One Man's Choice, Selected works by Dr Henry Roland from his own collection & from other sources, April - May 1985, cat. no. 22

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Date: 2016-06-23
Lot Number: 542