Sémiramis et le Minotaure

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  • Provenance

    Galerie du Perron, Geneva
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1968

  • Exhibited

    Geneva, Galerie du Perron, André Masson, June 27 - late August 1963, no. 11
    New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Surrealism: Two Private Eyes, June 4 - September 12, 1999, no. 460, p. 543 (illustrated)

  • Literature

    André Masson, Anatomie de mon univers, Marseille, 1988, pl. XXVI, n.p. (illustrated)

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Sémiramis et le Minotaure

signed and dated "André Masson Juillet 1940" lower edge; titled "Sémiramis et le Minotaure" upper right; further inscribed and titled "II Sémiramis et le Minotaure" on the reverse
ink on paper
18 3/4 x 24 5/8 in. (47.6 x 62.4 cm.)
Executed in July 1940, this work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Comité André Masson.

Estimate
$7,000 - 10,000 

sold for $16,250

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John McCord
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Morning Session

New York Auction 13 November 2019