Lot 68

Max Ernst (1891-1976): Untitled (Oiseau)

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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Pencil on paper, unsigned.

5 1/4 x 3 in. (sheet), 12 x 9 3/4 in. (frame). 

Note: Max Ernst had a fascination with birds and used bird imagery in his work often. Ernst created an alter-ego for himself in the form of a bird named Loplop who appears in many works throughout the years and became a link to the artist's subconscious. This drawing does not appear in Max Erst, Ouevre-Katalog. It was at one time part of the collection of the Belgian Surrealist poet and artist Marcel Marien. 


Several small tears at the sheet edges. The right edge irregularly trimmed. A small split center right. Creasing and surface soiling.

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Ex-collection Marcel Marien; Galerie 1900/2000, Paris; Collection of Donald Baechler.