Pastel, gouache, pen and ink and paper collage on black paper
Signed 'max ernst' (lower right) and inscribed 'plein vol' (lower left)
Galerie Alphonse Chave, Vence, by whom acquired directly from the artist in 1966; M. Stoliar, Cannes, by whom acquired from the previous; Anonymous sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 7 December 1973, lot 25; Bengt Olov Lapidus, Vevey, Switzerland, until at least 1975; Galleria Gissi, Turin (no. 6072); Davlyn Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner.
Exhibition History :
Vence, Galerie Alphonse Chave, Max Ernst, September - November 1966, no. 22; Sete, Musee Paul Valery, Max Ernst, Yves Tanguy: Deux visions du surrealisme, June - November 2016, no. 32, p. 132 (illustrated p. 133).