Max Ernst - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, October 24, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Redford Gallery, Westhampton Beach, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1989

  • Literature

    Werner Spies and Helmut Leppien A19

  • Catalogue Essay

    Including: La lumière descent de l'ombrelle aux moissons; Précurseur crève la soie sang perçu s'emporte; S'égayant s'égratignant à l'objection; Au liège rendu par la mer; Comme midi fune un verre; Veilleuse au seuil de nos terrassements; Fureur, tu me traites comme la tristesse; Nous nous sommes portés à la rencontre des foulards; L'interdit ramait content; and La liberté détruite par l'abscence.

Property from a Private New York Collection


Dent prompte (Prompt Tooth) (S. & L. A19)

The complete set of 10 lithographs in colors, on Arches paper, the full sheets, with justification and text by René Char, contained in the original paper wrapper with lithograph in colors, all contained in the original blue linen-covered portfolio.
all unfolded S. 18 3/8 x 30 5/8 in. (46.7 x 77.8 cm)
portfolio 19 3/8 x 16 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (49.2 x 41 x 3.2 cm)

Signed by the artist and author in pencil and numbered '80' (printed) on the justification, from the edition of 240 (there were also 50 artist's proofs in Roman numerals and an edition of 70 on Japan paper with an extra signed suite and 10 copies on Japan paper without the extra suite), published by Galerie Lucie Weill, Au Pont des Arts, Paris.

$800 - 1,200 

Sold for $953

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 24-26 October 2023