Sale: 489 / Evening Sale, June 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 157

Max Ernst
Le Vase de Lyon, 1972.
Post auction sale: € 110,000 / $ 124,300
Lot description
Le Vase de Lyon. 1972.
Collage on canvas, laminated on board.
Signed in lower right. Verso with a gallery label, typographically inscribed with the artist's name, date, title as well as with dimensions and technique. 50 x 39.7 cm (19.6 x 15.6 in) . [CH].

This work will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné of Max Ernst's paintings.

PROVENANCE: Galleria Iolas, Milan.
Galleria Il Fauno, Milan (verso with the gallery label).
Private collection Italy.
Private collection Belgium.
Former Private collection Rhineland.

LITERATURE: Christie's, London, 5813. Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art. Paintings, Watercolors and Sculpture, June 24 1997, lot 254 (with color illu.).
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Auction 905, Modern Art, June 2, 2007, lot 598.
"The collage technique is the systematic exploitation of the coincidental or artistically provoked encounter of two or more realities foreign to our nature on an apparently suitable level - and the spark of poetry that prompts the harmonization of these realities."
Max Ernst, in: Max Ernst, Biografische Notizen. Wahrheitsgewebe und Lügengewebe, in: ex. cat. Max Ernst, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne et al 1962/1963.


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