Sale: 415 / Modern Art, June 06. 2014 in Munich Lot 99

 
99
Max Ernst
Chéri Bibi, 1973.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,280
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 16.362

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Chéri Bibi. 1973.
Bronze with dark red-brown patina.
Verso of plinth's edge with name, number and foundry stamp "Cire Valsuani Perdue". One of 175 copies. 34,5 x 18,5 x 15,5 cm (13,5 x 7,2 x 6,1 in).
Cast by Valsuani Paris. All in all three editions with various degrees of patination are in existence. Made after a gypsum model from 1964. [KP].

PROVENANCE: Private collection Switzerland.

LITERATURE: Jürgen Pech, Lieber Bibi, in: Max Ernst - Plastische Werke, Cologne 2005, p. 206 (with color illu. on p. 207).

99
Max Ernst
Chéri Bibi, 1973.
Bronze
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,280
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 16.362

(incl. 25% surcharge)