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Lot 405 D

Max Ernst - Chéri Bibi

Auction 1110 - overview Cologne
01.06.2018, 17:00 - Modern Art
Estimate: 11.000 € - 12.000 €
Result: 16.120 € (incl. premium)

Max Ernst

Chéri Bibi

Bronze Height 34 cm Signed 'max ernst' on the back of the cast-with plinth, numbered and embossed foundry mark "VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE". Cast 127/175. The bronze was created in 1973 according to the plaster mould of 1964 in an edition of 175 each, 15 épreuves d'artiste and some épreuves d'essai with green, brown, and black patina. - Beautiful dark-brown patina. The upper left corner of the body with partial loss of patina and a minute indentation.


Galerie Thomas, Munich (1999); Private collection, Baden-Württemberg


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