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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.420
People
Max Ernst, German (Brühl, Germany 1891 - 1976 Paris, France)
Title
Untitled
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1933-1935
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/222232
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
40.6 x 26 cm (16 x 10 1/4 in.)
framed: 43.4 x 29.3 x 3 cm (17 1/16 x 11 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: at l.r.: Max Ernst
Provenance
Alexander Iolas (? - 1987) bequest; to Sylvia de Cuevas, (c. 1987-1979) gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1979, transfer; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1994.

Footnotes: Sylvia de Cuevas is a niece of Alexander Iolas, the artist's dealer.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Sylvia de Cuevas in honor of Melvin R. Seiden
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.420
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press, 1985). With an essay by John Coolidge and a preface by John M. Rosenfield. To accompany the inaugural exhibition at the Sackler Museum, Oct 21 1985 - Jan 5 1986, p. 91, 96, fig. 85, ill. (color)

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 88

Exhibition History

Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980

19th- and 20th-Century Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/08/1982

German Painting 1760-1960: A New Installation, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 12/20/1983 - 02/19/1984

Modern Art at Harvard, Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, 07/31/1999 - 09/26/1999; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, 10/09/1999 - 11/14/1999; Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Nagoya, 12/02/1999 - 12/27/1999; Oita City Museum, Oita, 01/06/2000 - 02/06/2000; Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Ibaraki, 02/11/2000 - 03/26/2000

Re-View: European and American Art Since 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2011 - 06/01/2013

32Q: 1310 Surrealism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 04/13/2016

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art at am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu