About This Artwork

Max Ernst
French, born Germany, 1891–1976

Halleluiah, 1948

Oil on canvas
40 x 30 1/8 in. (101.6 x 76.5 cm)

Bequest of Richard S. Zeisler, 2007.275

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

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

New York, Knoedler Galleries.

New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Max Ernst; traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, J. B. Speed Art Museum, January 4-February 1, 1962; Grinnell College, Iowa, February 18-March21, 1962; St. Louis, Washington University, April 2-29, 1962; Denver Art Museum, May 13-June 13, 1962; New Orleans, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, September 9-14, 1962; Tucson Fine Arts Association, The Art Center, November 1-22, 1962; Phoenix Art Museum, December 1-29, 1962; Salt Lake City, Utah, University of Utah, January 14-February 11, 1963; Winnipeg, Canada, Art Gallery Association, February 26-March 26, 1963; Columbus, Ohio State University, April 10-May 1, 1963.

Berkeley, California, University Art Museum, University of California, Excellence, November 6, 1970-January 9, 1971.

New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Max Ernst Retrospective, January 17-March 23, 1975; traveled to Paris, Grand Palais, May 15-August 18, 1975.

Nassau County Museum of Art, Surrealism: Mirror of Anxiety, January 15-April 21, 1995.

Publication History

The Museum of Modern Art, Max Ernst, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1962).

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Max Ernst Retrospective, exh. cat. (New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1975).

Werner Spies, Max Ernst Oeuvre-Katalog, vol. 5 (Houston, Texas: Menil Foundation, 1975).

Nassau County Museum of Art, Surrealism: Mirror of Anxiety, exh. cat. (Nassau: Nassau County Museum of Art, 1995).

Ownership History

Knoedler Galleries, New York; sold to Mr. Marechal Brown, Villanova, Penn. William S. Rubin, New York, by 1963; sold to Richard Zeisler, New York, by 1963 [receipt in curatorial file].




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