Maske auf aussenwand, 1948
Bronze with brown patina
9 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 7 5/8 inches
Cast in 1967 by the Modern Art Foundry Inscribed Max Ernst, dated '48 and numbered 1/VI; inscribed E on the underside
The present work is an authorized lifetime cast from the original concrete relief conceived in Sedona in 1948, cast in 1967.
Modern Art Foundry, New York made a total of seven casts numbered "0/VI"- "6/VI".
Werner Spies, Sigrid & Günter Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1939-1 953, Houston & Köln, 1987, no. 2653,I, illustrated p. 184
Jimmy Ernst, East Hampton, New York
Dr. F. Mebel, Long Island, New York
Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Gallery Ltd., New York
Private Collection, New York, acquired from the above, 1975
#MaxErnst Maske Auf Aussenwand,1948, superb #bronze #sculpture with brown patina, one of 7 examples cast at Modern Art Foundry, New York. Acquired from New York private collector who owned this work for over 3 decades. Originally sold by artist's son #JimmyErnst, East Hampton, New York. Available now from @jklfa