Max Ernst - Chéri Bibi

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

Max Ernst

Chéri Bibi
1973

Bronze Height 33.8 cm Signed 'max ernst' on the back of the cast-with plinth, numbered and with embossed foundry mark "VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE". Cast 131/175. 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. - Black patina. Few small superficial chips mainly on the edges of the rectangular corpus.

Provenance

Galerie Gollong, St. Paul-de-Vence (circa 1992); Private possession since, Switzerland

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 330 D

Estimate:
9.000 € - 12.000 €

Result:
16.120 €