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Arp, Jean
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Arp, Jean

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notes

Please note that the literature for this lot reads as follows: Carola Giedion-Welcker, Modern Plastic Art, Zurich, 1937, illustration of another cast p. 97 (dated 1933) Michel Seuphor, Arp, Paris, 1957, illustration of the marble p. 27 Carola Giedion-Welcker, Hans Arp, Stuttgart, 1957, no. 8, illustration of the marble pp. 86 & 87 Ernst Scheidegger,ed., Zweiklang. Sophie Taeuber-Arp/Hans Arp, Zurich, 1960, illustration of another cast in the artist's studio p. 66 Michel Sephor, Petite encyclopedie de l'art, New York, 1964, no. 6, illustration of the marble n.p. Herbert Read, Arp, London, 1968, no. 90, illustration of another cast p. 86 (with incorrect measurements) Ionel Jianou, Jean Arp, Paris, 1973, no. 8, catalogued p. 66 Stefanie Poley, Hans Arp. Die Formensprache im plastischen Werk, Stuttgart, 1978, illustration of the plaster p. 77 Margherita Andreotti, The Early Sculpture of Jean Arp, London, 1989, no. 21, illustration of another cast pp. 184-85 Arie Hartog & Kai Fischer, Hans Arp. Sculptures. A Critical Survey, Ostfildern, 2012, no. 8, illustration of the marble pp. 67 & 241

medium

Bronze

creator

Arp, Jean

dimensions

Height (including base): 38 1/4 in.

literature

Carola Giedion-Welcker, Modern Plastic Art, Zurich, 1937, illustration of another cast p. 97 (dated 1933) Michel Seuphor, Arp, Paris, 1957, illustration of the marble p. 27 Carola Giedion-Welcker, Hans Arp, Stuttgart, 1957, no. 8, illustration of the marble pp. 86 & 87 Ernst Scheidegger,ed., Zweiklang. Sophie Taeuber-Arp/Hans Arp, Zurich, 1960, illustration of another cast in the artist's studio p. 66 Michel Sephor, Petite encyclopedie de l’art, New York, 1964, no. 6, illustration of the marble n.p. Herbert Read, Arp, London, 1968, no. 90, illustration of another cast p. 86 (with incorrect measurements) Ionel Jianou, Jean Arp, Paris, 1973, no. 8, catalogued p. 66 Stefanie Poley, Hans Arp. Die Formensprache im plastischen Werk, Stuttgart, 1978, illustration of the plaster p. 77 Margherita Andreotti, The Early Sculpture of Jean Arp, London, 1989, no. 21, illustration of another cast pp. 184-85 Arie Hartog & Kai Fischer, Hans Arp. Sculptures. A Critical Survey, Ostfildern, 2012, no. 8, illustration of the marble pp. 67 & 241

provenance

Roslyn Rubin, New York (and sold by the estate: Christie's, New York, May 15, 1986, lot 342) Private Collection (acquired at the above sale) Thence by descent 

signedDate

Inscribed with the artist's monogram, numbered 3/3 and inscribed with the foundry mark Susse Fondr Paris (on the interior)

time_period

Conceived in 1931; this example cast during the artist's lifetime, between 1958 and 1960, by Susse Fondeur, Paris.

time_range_end

1960

artist_range_end

1966

time_range_start

1931

artist_range_start

1886

consignmentDesignation

Property from a Private Collection, Toronto

creator_nationality_dates

1886-1966


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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