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Inscription

lower right: max ernst / 1939 (added c. 1953)

Provenance

The artist [1891-1976]; by inheritance to his wife, Dorothea Tanning Ernst; gift 1982 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1961
Max Ernst, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago, 1961, no. 84, repro.
1961
Max Ernst, Tate Gallery, London, 1961, no. 134, repro.
1985
Landscapes by Max Ernst, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1985.
1998
Max Ernst: sculptures, maisons, paysages, Galerie Sud, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, 1998, no. 62, repro.
1999
Max Ernst: Die Retrospektive, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin; Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1999, no. 123, repro.
2005
Max Ernst: A Retrospective, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2005, no. 129, repro.
2006
Rendez-vous des amis, Max Ernst Museum, Brühl, 2006-2007, no catalogue.
2008
Max Ernst. Dream and Revolution, Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, 2008-2009, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
2009
Dada e Surrealismo riscoperti, Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome, 2009-2010, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
2013
Max Ernst Retrospective, Albertina, Vienna; Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2013, no. 146, repro.
Bibliography
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 149, repro.
1989
Strick, Jeremy. Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building. Washington, D.C., 1989: repro. 56, 57.
1991
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 12-13, color repro.