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Max Ernst. Sun and Forest. 1931

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Sun and Forest

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

Cut-and-pasted cardboard with oil, gouache, and pencil on paperboard
16 1/8 x 11 3/8" (41.1 x 28.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Lily Auchincloss and the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest (by exchange)
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist
Dorothea Tanning, New York. Acquired from the above
Acquavella Galleries, New York, 1984
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from the above (through Gift of Lily Auchincloss and the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest, by exchange), 1984

Soleil et Foret
Forest and Sun

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