Surrealist Figure, illustration for Lewis Carroll's La Chasse au Snark (The Hunting of the Snark)
Max Ernst, German, 1891 - 1976
Soap ground aquatint on Rives wove paper
Plate: 9 1/4 × 7 in. (23.5 × 17.8 cm)
Sheet: 12 7/8 × 9 15/16 in. (32.7 × 25.2 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Elizabeth and Michael Mayor
Place Made: Germany, Europe
Not on view
Numbered, in graphite, lower left margin: 26/30; signed, in graphite, lower right: max ernst; Watermark, lower left: RIVES
Elizabeth and Michael Mayor, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2014.
Leppien (1975): 37
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