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Loplop Presente Chimaera

Max Ernst-Loplop Presente Chimaera-1932

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Artist:
Artwork:
Loplop Presente Chimaera
Size:
49.5 x 64.5 cm
Medium :
Paper collage and pencil on paper
Creation Year:
1932
Marks
Signed 'max ernst' (lower right)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Julien Levy, Bridgewater, Connecticut, by whom acquired directly from the artist (no. 60.1059), and thence by descent; Hommage a Julien Levy sale, Tajan, Paris, 8 June 2006, lot 243; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Max Ernst, March - May 1961, no. 215, p. 59, (dated '1931' and titled 'Loplop presente'); this exhibition later travelled to Chicago, The Art Institute, June - July 1961; London, Tate Gallery, Max Ernst, September - October 1961, no. 104 (dated '1931' and titled 'Loplop Introduces'); New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, Max Ernst, Arshile Gorky from the Collection of Julien Levy, March - May 1964, no. 12 (dated '1931' and titled 'Loplop Introduces'); Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Max Ernst, September - November 1969, no. 153 (dated '1931' and titled 'Lop-Lop presente'); Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Max Ernst, November 1969 - January 1970, no. 136, p. 26 (illustrated p. 44; dated '1931' and titled 'Lop-Lop presente'); Stuttgart, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Max Ernst, January - March 1970, no. 150, p. 151 (dated '1931' and titled 'Lop-Lop presente'); Chicago, Richard Feigen Gallery, Max Ernst from the Julien Levy Collection, April - May 1971, no. 7 (dated '1931' and titled 'Lop Lop Personnage'); State College, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, Accommodations of Desire: Surrealist Works on Paper Collected by Julien Levy, September - December 2004, p. 120; this exhibition later travelled to Brighton, Massachusetts, Boston College, McMullen Museum of Art, January - March 2005; Sacramento, California, Crocker Art Museum, July - September 2005; Knoxville, Tennessee, Museum of Art, September - November 2005; and Portland, Maine, Museum of Art, January - March 2006; Basel, Museum Tinguely, Max Ernst: Im Garten der Nymphe Ancolie, September 2007 - January 2008, p. 220 (illustrated p. 136); Rome, Complesso Monumentale del Vittoriano, Dada e Surrealismo riscoperti, October 2009 - February 2010, p. 438 (illustrated p. 246); Cologne, Galerie Boisseree, Max Ernst: Skulpturen, Arbeiten auf Papier, Radierungen und Lithographien, September - November 2013, no. 1 (illustrated)

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-28
Lot Number :
325
Low Estimate :
$70,004
High Estimate :
$112,007
Hammer Price :
Not sold