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Max Ernst. The Hat Makes the Man. (1920)

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The Hat Makes the Man

Max Ernst (French, born Germany. 1891–1976)

Date:
(1920)
Medium:
Gouache, pencil, oil, and ink on cut-and-pasted printed paper on paper
Dimensions:
13 7/8 x 17 3/4" (35.2 x 45.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase
MoMA Number:
242.1935

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Paul Eluard, Paris. Acquired from the artist
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Paul Eluard, 1935

(C'est le chapeau qui fait l'homme)

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