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The Phases Of The Night

Artist:
Artwork:
The Phases Of The Night
Size:
91.3 x 162.4 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1946
Marks
Signed, dated and titled 'Max Ernst 46 the phases of the night' (lower right)
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted in Sedona, 1946
Provenance :
Julien Levy Gallery, New York (by 1947); Walter Read Hovey, Pittsburgh (by 1950 and until 1974); Jeffrey H. Loria, New York (1975); Private collection, Japan (acquired from the previous, 1987); Gasiunasen Gallery, Palm Beach
Exhibition History :
New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Max Ernst, March 1947, no. 1; Paris, Galerie Rene Drouin, Max Ernst, 1950, p. 61, no. 27; La Biennale di Venezia XXVII, 1954, no. 15; New York, The Museum of Modern Art and The Art Institute of Chicago, Max Ernst, March-July 1961, p. 54, no. 104 (illustrated, p. 45); London, The Arts Council of Great Britain, Max Ernst, September-October 1961; New York, The American Federation of Arts, American Painting: The 1940's, 1967, p. 22, no. 15; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, Art in Residence: Art Privately Owned in the Pittsburgh Area, October 1973-January 1974; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Max Ernst: A Retrospective, February-April 1975, p. 207, no. 217 (illustrated in color); Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand-Palais, Max Ernst, May-August 1975, p. 163, no. 258 (illustrated in color, p. 122)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2017-05-15
Lot Number :
9 A
Low Estimate :
$4,000,000[+38%]*
High Estimate :
$6,000,000[-8%]*
Hammer Price :
$5,500,000
Sold For :
$6,407,500*