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Barbarians Marching to the West

A work made of oil paint, with frottage, wiping, and scraping, on tan wove paper, laid down on cardboard.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of oil paint, with frottage, wiping, and scraping, on tan wove paper, laid down on cardboard.

Date:

1935

Artist:

Max Ernst
American and French, born Germany, 1891-1976

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Max Ernst

Title

Barbarians Marching to the West

Place

Germany (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1935

Medium

Oil paint, with frottage, wiping, and scraping, on tan wove paper, laid down on cardboard

Inscriptions

Signed recto, lower right, in brush and gray oil paint: "max ernst"; inscribed verso, upper left, in pen and black ballpoint pen: "Jan Hubert/5688"; lower right, in pen and black ballpoint pen: "34063 Cologne"; sticker verso: "DU /1701"

Dimensions

23 × 31.7 cm (9 1/16 × 12 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

2013.934

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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