Max Ernst - Chéri Bibi

Max Ernst - Chéri Bibi - image-1
Max Ernst - Chéri Bibi - image-1

Max Ernst

Chéri Bibi
1973

Bronze Height 33.5 cm Signed 'max ernst' on the back of the cast-with plinth, numbered and with foundry mark 'VALSUANI' (barely legible). Exemplar 86/175. The bronze was made in 1973 following the plaster created in 1964 in a numbered edition of 175 copies each, 15 épreuves d'artiste and some épreuves d'essai in green, brown, and black patina. - Black patina. With few minor superficial dents.

Provenance

Private collection, Rhineland

Literature

Werner Spies, Max Ernst. Skulpturen, Häuser, Landschaften, exhib. cat. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen Düsseldorf, Cologne 1998, p. 183 with illus.; Jürgen Pech, Max Ernst - Plastische Werke, Cologne 2005, p. 206, with colour illus. p. 207.

Lot 375 D

Estimate:
9.000 € - 12.000 €

Result:
13.420 €