Max Ernst

Butterflies

(1931)

Medium
Cut-and-pasted printed and painted paper, cellophane, and pencil on paper
Dimensions
19 3/4 x 25 1/2" (50.2 x 65.4 cm)
Credit
Purchase
Object number
240.1935
Copyright
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Department
Drawings and Prints
This work is not on view.
Max Ernst has 149 works online.
There are 14,255 drawings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
André Breton, Paris. Given to him by the artist
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Breton in Paris, summer 1935

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