MAX ERNST (1891-1976)
(i) Zu: Pierre Mabille, Le Miroir du Merveilleux (To Pierre Mabille, The Mirror of the Marvellous)
(ii) Cosmos

(i) numbered 'bon à tirer' (lower left), signed 'Max Ernst' (lower right)
(ii) numbered '5/59' (lower left), signed 'Max Ernst' (lower right)
(i) etching on paper
(ii) etching with aquatint in colour on paper
(i) image: 19.5 x 14cm.
sheet: 24.5 x 18.5cm.
(ii) image: 20.5 x 16cm.
sheet: 44 x 32cm.
(i) Executed in 1962, this work is a printer's proof, besides the edition of ninety-nine and nineteen Roman numbered prints, published by Les Editions de Minuit, Paris
(ii) Executed in 1963, this work is number five from an edition of fifty-nine, published by Georges Visat, Paris
each: Acquired by the present owner in 1964.
(i) W. Spies (ed.), Max Ernst. Oeuvre - Katalog. Das Graphische Werk, Cologne 1975, no. 84 (illustrated p. 83).
(ii) W. Spies (ed.), Max Ernst. Oeuvre - Katalog. Das Graphische Werk, Cologne 1975, no. 93 (illustrated).
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