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Lot 330 D

Max Ernst - Chéri Bibi

Auction 1090 - overview Cologne
31.05.2017, 18:00 - Modern Art
Estimate: 9.000 € - 12.000 €
Result: 16.120 € (incl. premium)

Max Ernst

Chéri Bibi

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.


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


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