Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Max Ernst Werke 1939–1953. Werner Spies, Sigrid und Günter Metken.
Max Ernst Werke 1939–1953
Max Ernst Werke 1939–1953
Max Ernst Werke 1939–1953
Max Ernst Werke 1939–1953

Max Ernst Werke 1939–1953

Cologne: DuMont Buchverlag, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. xvi, 381 (5)pp. Original cream dustjacket over blue half cloth with cream boards, b/w device and black lettering on cover and labels of spine, housed in gray slipcase. Oeuvre catalog of Ernst's paintings, drawings, frottages, collages, and graphic works from 1939–1953, including the series of nature pictures realized through the semiautomatic decalcomania technique, his sculptures in Saint-Martin d'Ardèche and Sedona, and the series of "dripping" paintings of 1942/43. The works are listed in chronological order starting with the sculptures and ending with a series of works created in Paris, after Ernst's return from his exile in the United States. The volume includes 743 of his works and is illustrated with magnificent b/w reproductions of works of this pioneer of the Dada movement and Surrealism. List of solo and group exhibitions as well as bibliography at rear. Text in German, English and French. Slipcase complete but loose at top and bottom, minor stain at lower spine of dustjacket, else in fine condition. near fine. Item #42334
ISBN: 3770156064

Price: $325.00

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