Collage composed of printed, cut elements, with touches of watercolor, laid down on cream wove paper
Signed, lower left: "Max Ernst"; inscribed, verso: ""Marceline et Marie (d'une seule voix)" "Il me semble que le ciel descend dans mon coeur..." (Marceline and Marie [of one voice]: "It seems to me the sky is falling into my heart...")
Irving] H. Sandler, “Reviews and Previews,” Art News 58:9 (Jan. 1960), p. 14.
Ernst Katalog, vol. 4 (1979), pp. ix, 47, no. 655 (ill.).
Max Ernst, A Little Girl Dreams of Taking the Veil, translated by Dorothea Tanning (New York, 1982), pp. 150-51 (ill.).
Ernst Collages 1991 (1974), fig. 380.
Dawn Ades, with Margherita Andreotti and Adam Jolles, Surrealist Art: The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1997), p. 127, cat. 64 (color ill.).
New York, Bodley Gallery, “Yves Tanguy: Ten Gouaches and One Drawing; Max Ernst: Twenty-Four Original Collages for “Rêve d’une petite fille qui voulut entrer au Carmel,” 1960, hors cat.
New York, D’Arcy Galleries, “Surrealist Intrusion in the Enchanter’s Domain: International Surrealist Exhibition,” 1960-1961, cat. 50.
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, “Max Ernst: A Retrospective,” 1975, cat. 146 (ill.).
Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, “Max Ernst,” 1975, cat. 179.
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, “Dada and Surrealism in Chicago Collections,” 1984–1985, p. 143 (ill.).
Kunsthalle Tübingen, “Max Ernst: Die Welt der Collage,” 1988-1989, cat. 161, fig. 320.
Sold by the Bodley Gallery, New York, Lindy and Edwin Bergman, Chicago, 1960; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018.
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