Max Ernst (1891-1976)

Tableau printanier

Max Ernst (1891-1976)
Tableau printanier
signed and dated 'max ernst 54' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'Max Ernst 54, tableau printanier' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
21¼ x 25½ in. (54 x 64.9 cm.)
Painted in 1954
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London.
Galerie Edward Loeb, Paris.
E.J. Power, London.
Marlborough Fine Art, London.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 28 March 1988, lot 35.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
W. Spies, S. and G. Metken, Max Ernst, Oeuvre-Katalog: Werke 1954-1963, Cologne, 1998, p. 1, no. 3043 (illustrated).
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Max Ernst, February-March 1955, no. 22.
Cambridge, Arts Council Gallery; York City Art Gallery; Newcastle, Hutton Gallery; Edinburgh, Scottish Art Council Gallery; Nottingham University and London, Arts Council of Great Britain, New Trends in Painting, October 1956-June 1957, no. 16.