Hut in der Hand, Hut auf dem Kopf (Hat in Hand, Hat on Head) by Max Ernst

An important early painting at the beginning of the development towards the irony and imagery of Cologne Dada.


Details

Medium:
Oil on card
Dimensions:
37 x 29 cm
Art Fund grant:
£40,000 ( Total: £150,000)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Antony Penrose

A man and woman greet each other in a park, possibly making fun of the work of Macke.

Provenance

The artist; Paul Eluard; Roland Penrose; Antony Penrose.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 73/75 Belford Road, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH4 3DR 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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