Ohne Titel. Um 1959. Oil on paper, laminated on panel. Spies/Metken 3436. Signed in lower right. 21 x 15.3 cm (8.2 x 6 in). [JS]. • Striking document of Ernst's permanent fondness of experimenting with new techniques. • Characteristic painting, distinguished by a virtuoso combination of decalcomania and surrealistic figuration. • The composition seems to anticipate elemnets of the acclaimed bronze "Cheri Bibi". • Works by the artist are displayed at some of the world's most renonwned museums, among them the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Centre Pompidou, Paris, and the Tate Collection, London.
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate. Galleria Blu, Milan. Private collection Italy.