The Night-Prowling Fish, Oil on canvas. Even as an octogenarian, Ernst continued to work, busy on lithographs, collages and paintings. This is one of his final three paintings. Max Ernst died in Paris on April
Max Ernst - Men Shall Know Nothing of This (Les Hommes n’en sauront rien), Tate, London. The inscription on the back of the painting reads: “The picture is curious because of its symmetry. The two sexes balance one another.