Artwork Title: L’ange Du Foyeur (The Fireside Angel (The Triumph of Surrealism)) - Artist Name: Max Ernst

L’ange Du Foyeur (The Fireside Angel (The Triumph of Surrealism))

Max Ernst, 1937

"'A picture that I painted after the defeat of the Republicans in Spain... This is, of course, an ironic title for a rampaging beast that destroys and annihilates anything that gets in its way. This was my idea at the time of what would probably happen in the world, and I was right.' ...he spontaneously opted for a different title: The Triumph of Surrealism. He thereby unceremoniously proclaimed the painting a programmatic work of..." http://www.fondationbeyeler.ch/en/exhibitions/max-ernst/works

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