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Soleil Crocodile
  • Max Ernst
    1891–1976
    born: Brühl, Germany ; died: Paris, France ; active: Germany, France, United States
  • Soleil Crocodile, 1960
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • oil, board, cloth, sandpaper on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 41.3 x 31.7 cm
    Canvas/Support: 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 26 1/2 x 22 3/4 x 2 in
    Weight: 12 lbs
  • Gift of Robert Layton through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0142
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A combination of such disparate objects as sandpaper, imitation snakeskin, painted fabric, and a painted panel that results in an abstract but personally meaningful vision.