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Title

L'imbécile

1961


Artist

Max Ernst

Germany, France

02 Apr 1891 - 01 Apr 1976


Details


Date

1961


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze, marble base


Dimensions

70.0 x 40.6 x 24.3 cm


Signature & date

Signed left edge, incised "Max Ernst...". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Beverley Horwitz in memory of Stanley Horwitz 2002


Location

Not on display


Accession number

134.2002


Artist information

Max Ernst

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 2002, 'Year in review', pg. 8-25, Sydney, 2002, 11.

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal collects: the last decade, Montreal, 1966.

Werner Spies, Max Ernst, Oeuvre-Katalog, Köln, 1975-1998, Vol. 6, (illus.). cat.no. 3824.1