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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Max Ernst, German, 1891–1976

La forêt

1926

Oil on canvas

unframed: 46.4 × 38.7 cm (18 1/4 × 15 1/4 in.)
framed: 59.1 × 67 × 4.4 cm (23 1/4 × 26 3/8 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Thomas T. Solley, B.A. 1950
2002.15.21
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
German
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Leonora Carrington, Mexico; André François Petit, Paris; current owner Thomas Solley

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2002,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2003): 151, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 257, pl. 244.

Larson Powell, The Technological Unconscious in German Modernist Literature (Rochester, New York: Camden House, 2008), ill.

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 such records is ongoing.