Simplicity
Artist: Max Ernst
Artwork: Simplicity
Size: 116 x 89 cm
Medium: Oil and scratching on canvas
Creation year: 1960
Marks: Signed and dated 'max ernst 60' (bottom right);signed and titled 'Simplicity max ernst 1960' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Maurice Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris (avant 1966); Collection particuliere, Paris; Puis par descendance au proprietaire actuel
Exhibition history: Londres, The Arts Council of Great Britain, Tate Gallery, Max Ernst, septembre-octobre 1961, p. 66, no. 188; Venise, Palazzo Grassi, Max Ernst, Oltre la pittura, juin-octobre 1966, no. 39 (erronement date '1962'); Hambourg, Kunstverein, Malerei des Surrealismus von den Anfa ngen bis heute, avril-mai 1969, p. 50, no. 48 (illustre); Paris, Orangerie des Tuileries, Max Ernst, A l'inte rieur de la vue, avril-mai 1971, p. 7, no. XXVII (illustre, p. 34)

Christie's Paris

Date: 2019-10-17
Lot Number: 15