Paris-Rêve Artist: Max Ernst (German, 1891–1976)


Modern and Contemporary Art

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design

Oil on canvas


25 1/2 × 21 1/4 in. (64.8 × 54 cm)
framed: 27 3/4 × 23 1/2 × 1 5/8 in. (70.49 × 59.69 × 4.13 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Katherine S. Dreier

Accession Number



20th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • Ketevan Kintsurashvili, David Kakabadzé: Georgian Modern Artist and Inventor (New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013), 139
  • Richard Meyer, "'Big, Middle-Class Modernism'," October 131 (Winter 2010), 102
  • Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 153, fig. 15
  • Werner Spies and Sabine Rewald, eds., Max Ernst: A Retrospective, exh. cat. (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005), 77, 167, no. 61, ill
  • Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 266, no. 258, ill
Object copyright
Additional information


Inscribed l.c. "Paris - Reve"


Signed l.r. "max ernst 24-25"

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