Brühl 1891 – 1976 Paris
”Effet de soleil reflété dans l'eau”. 1927/28
Oil on canvas. 65 × 54 cm. (25 ⅝ × 21 ¼ in.) Signed (incised into the wet paint) lower right: max ernst. On the stretcher a label of Galerie Richard L. Feigen, New York. Catalogue raisonné: Not in the catalogue raisonné by Spies/Metken. Accompanied by a confirmation by Prof. Dr. Werner Spies, undated (in copy) and a certificate by Dr. Jürgen Pech dated 10 April 2016. The painting has the work number 97A and will be included in the addendum of the catalogue raisonné of works by Max Ernst, edited by Werner Spies, Sigrid Metken and Jürgen Pech (in preparation). 
ProvenanceRené Gaffé, Cagnes-sur-Mer / Jean Cooken, received approx. 1937 from Gaffé as a gift / Pierre H.J. Cooken, Amstelveen / Richard L. Feigen & Co, New York / Galerie Daniel Malingue, Paris (1989) / Waddington Galleries, London / Private Collection, Germany/Switzerland (acquired 1994 at Waddington Galleries, thence by descent to the present owner)
EUR 300.000 – 500.000
USD 349,000 – 581,000
350,000 EUR (incl. premium)
ExhibitionAspects de l'Art Moderne en France. Paris, Galerie Daniel Malingue, 1989, cat. no. 20, w. ill.
Literature and IllustrationAuction catalogue: Impressionist and Modern Paintings and Sculpture. London, Christie’s, 21.3.1983, cat. no. 34
Essay about this artwork by Martin Schmidt.
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