Tag: Ernst

Fleur coquillage (1927)

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) Fleur coquillage (Flower-Shell) 1927 Oil on canvas, 19 x 24 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©VEGAP, Madrid The present Flower-Shell belongs to a set of canvases on the same theme executed between 1927 and 1929, when Max Ernst was…

Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbre (1944)

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbre (Lunch on the Grass) 1944 Oil on canvas, 68 x 150 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Scientific analysis of this painting shows that the black background was added last. A frightening fish isn’t…

Sigmund Freud

(1856–1939) Sigismund Schlomo Freud Works: • A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis (English) • Das Unheimliche (German) • Der Moses des Michelangelo (German) • Die Traumdeutung (German) • Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego (English) • Leonardo da Vinci…

The Witch (1941)

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) The Witch 1941 Oil on canvas, 24.5 × 19 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Like many avant-garde European artists of his generation, Ernst was influenced by Sigmund Freud’s writings on the unconscious, the irrational, and the uncanny.…

Dada Gauguin (1920)

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) Dada Gauguin 1920 Gouache and ink on printed paper, 30.3 × 40 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago See also: • Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903)

Hommage à Rimbaud (1961)

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) Hommage à Rimbaud (Homage to Rimbaud) 1961 Etching and aquatint in blue-gray and pale pink National Gallery of Art, Washington See also: • Rimbaud, Arthur (1854-1891)

La nuit

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) La nuit (The Night) s.d. Oil on canvas, 61 × 46 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford The Night (Act 2, Scene 4: Balcony Scene) from “Romeo and Juliet“. See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)