Lot 275: Max Ernst, Chéri Bibi, 1973

Lempertz

December 2, 2016, 6:00 PM CET
Cologne, Germany
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Description: Signed 'max ernst' on the back of the cast-with plinth, numbered on the side and with embossed foundry mark "VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE" (barely legible). Cast 67/175. The bronze was created in 1973 according to the plaster mould of 1964 in an edition of 175 casts each. 15 épreuves d'artiste and some épreuves d'essai with green, brown and black patina.
Dimensions: Height 33.7 cm
Artist or Maker: Max Ernst
Medium: Bronze
Date: 1973
Condition Report: With greenish brown patina. Few minute irregularities in the patina.
Literature: Werner Spies, Max Ernst. Skulpturen, Häuser, Landschaften, exhib. cat. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen Düsseldorf, Cologne 1998, p. 183 with illus.; Jürgen Pech, Max Ernst - Plastische Werke, Cologne 2005, p. 206, with colour illus. p. 207
Provenance: Private collection, South Korea
Notes: Droit de suite according to conditions of sale
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December 2, 2016, 6:00 PM CET

Cologne, Germany

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