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Lot 275 N

Max Ernst - Chéri Bibi

Auction 1078 - overview Cologne
02.12.2016, 18:00 - Modern Art
Estimate: 10.000 € - 12.000 €
Result: 32.240 € (incl. premium)

Max Ernst

Chéri Bibi

Bronze Height 33.7 cm Signed 'max ernst' on the back of the cast-with plinth, numbered on the side and with embossed foundry mark "VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE" (barely legible). Cast 67/175. The bronze was created in 1973 according to the plaster mould of 1964 in an edition of 175 casts each. 15 épreuves d'artiste and some épreuves d'essai with green, brown and black patina. - With greenish brown patina. Few minute irregularities in the patina.


Private collection, South Korea


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