Moonmad, 1944

  • Max Ernst, German, 1891-1976

Plaster, pigment

  • Overall: 38 1/2 × 13 3/8 × 14 1/8 inches (97.8 × 34 × 35.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Friends of Modern Art and the W. Hawkins Ferry Tribute Fund

1986.102

On View

  • Modern N230.1

Department

European Modern Art to 1950

  • Anthropomorphism
  • Primitivism
  • Anthropomorphic
  • Surrealist
  • Casting
  • Plaster
  • Varnish
  • Paint
  • Found objects
  • Sculpture
  • Islip

On side edge of base: "max ernst"

Jimmy Ernst Arnold Herstand and Company (dealer), New York

Gimferrer, P. Max Ernst. Barcelona, 1983, p. 82, no. 89. Russell, J. Max Ernst: Life and Work. New York, 1967, p. 204, no. 131. The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1987, p. 11.

Max Ernst, Moonmad, 1944, plaster, pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Friends of Modern Art and the W. Hawkins Ferry Tribute Fund, 1986.102.