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15 Most Famous Max Ernst Paintings

Max Ernst was born in Brühl, near Cologne on 2 April 1891 and died on 1 April 1976. He was a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and poet. This article is dedicated to Max Ernst 15 Most Famous Paintings.

Aquis Submersus

 

Aquis Submersus by Max Ernst

Aquis Submersus by Max Ernst

Aquis Submersus is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1919. The artist depicts a swimming pool surrounded by buildings, these buildings appear to be hand-drawn. This painting can be viewed at Städel museum in Frankfurt, Germany.

The Hat Makes the Man

The Hat Makes the Man by Max Ernst

The Hat Makes the Man by Max Ernst

The Hat Makes the Man is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1920. The artist produced this painting by composing cut out images of hats from catalogues linked by gouache. This painting can be viewed at Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

Pietà or Revolution by Night

Pietà or Revolution by Night by Max Ernst

Pietà or Revolution by Night by Max Ernst

Pietà or Revolution by Night is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1923. The two figures depicted in this painting is of artist and his father. The man in the background is his father who is holding the artist. This painting can be viewed at Tate Gallery, London.

Little Machine Constructed by Minimax Dadamax in Person

Little Machine Constructed by Minimax Dadamax in Person by Max Ernst

Little Machine Constructed by Minimax Dadamax in Person by Max Ernst

Little Machine Constructed by Minimax Dadamax in Person is a painting produced by Max Ernst between 1919 and 1920. This painting is most famous works of Ernst as it represents scientific instruments. This painting can be viewed at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy.

Murdering Airplane

 

Murdering Airplane by Max Ernst

Murdering Airplane by Max Ernst

Murdering Airplane is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1920. The artist depicts the horrors of war through a monstrous aircraft with human arms flying over an open field. This painting is very close to Ernst as he also served in the war. This painting is currently in private collection.

Two Children Are Threatened by a Nightingale

Two Children Are Threatened by a Nightingale by Max Ernst

Two Children Are Threatened by a Nightingale by Max Ernst

Two Children Are Threatened by a Nightingale is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1924. The artist depicts a red wooden gate affixed to the painted surface which opens in a painted scene dominated by blue sky. This painting can be viewed at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY, US.

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Of This Men Shall Know Nothing

Of This Men Shall Know Nothing by Max Ernst

Of This Men Shall Know Nothing by Max Ernst

Of This Men Shall Know Nothing is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1923. This painting was completed around the first french period and the artist created this on Surrealism style by use of symbolic painting. This painting can be viewed at Tate Gallery, London.

Ubu Imperator

Ubu Imperator by Max Ernst

Ubu Imperator by Max Ernst

Ubu Imperator is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1923. This painting was completed during Ernst Paris period (1922-1941). Most interesting thing about this painting is that it resembles a collage in painted form. This painting can be viewed at Georges Pompidou Center, Paris, France

Forest and Dove

Forest and Dove by Max Ernst

Forest and Dove by Max Ernst

Forest and Dove is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1927. In this painting, the artist depicts a nocturnal scene of a forest of bizarre, abstract trees. The artist has used this similar theme in many of his paintings. This painting can be viewed at Tate Gallery, London.

Napoleon in the Wilderness

Napoleon in the Wilderness by Max Ernst

Napoleon in the Wilderness by Max Ernst

Napoleon in the Wilderness is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1941. In this painting, the artist uses a special techniques called decalcomania which helps in creating the captivating of colors. This painting can be viewed Museum of Modern Art, New York City

The King Playing with the Queen

The King Playing with the Queen by Max Ernst

The King Playing with the Queen by Max Ernst

The King Playing with the Queen is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1944. The subject of this painting is chess playing as an art form unto itself, the enlarged king is represented by Ernst who plays with his diminutive queen. This painting can be viewed at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY, US.

Europe after the Rain II

Europe after the Rain II by Max Ernst

Europe after the Rain II by Max Ernst

Europe after the Rain II is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1941. In this painting, the artist uses a gouache which is pressed onto a canvas using paper thus producing a multilayered effect. This painting can be viewed at Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, US.

The Eye of Silence

The Eye of Silence by Max Ernst

The Eye of Silence by Max Ernst

The Eye of Silence is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1943. It depicts a lake surrounded by green and brown shapes that simultaneously suggest natural rock formations. The dimension of this painting is 141 x 108 cm.

The Elephant Celebes

 

The Elephant Celebes by Max Ernst

The Elephant Celebes by Max Ernst

The Elephant Celebes is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1921. It is regarded as the Ernst’s early surrealist works and considered widely as the first masterpiece of Surrealist painting. This painting can be viewed at Tate Modern, London.

Woman, Old Man and Flower Femme

Woman, Old Man and Flower Femme by Max Ernst

Woman, Old Man and Flower Femme by Max Ernst

Woman, Old Man and Flower Femme is a painting produced by Max Ernst in 1923. This painting is widely known for Ernst work closely related to Dada and Surrealism. This painting can be viewed at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY, US.

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