Details & Cataloguing

Collection Marianne et Pierre Nahon


1928 - 2005
accumulation of dolls in an artist's box
Executed in 1961.

This work is recorded in the Arman Studio Archives New York under number APA# 8002.61.014.
This work is registered in the archives of Denyse Durand-Ruel under number 2850 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
signed and dated 61
99 x 26,7 x 18 cm; 39 x 10 1/2 x 7 in.
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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owners


Nice, Galerie des Ponchettes, Les Nouveaux Réalistes, July-September 1982
Vence, Château Notre-Dame des Fleurs, Galerie Beaubourg, Les nouveaux réalistes, 26 June-31 October 1997


Ted Castle, Arman: Papiers découpés 1982, Galerie Beaubourg, 1982, illustrated
Arman, Exhibition catalogue at The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1985, p. 7, no. 7, illustrated
Jan Van der Marck, Arman, 1984, illustrated
Bernard Lamarche-Vadel, Arman, 1987, p. 110, illustrated
Denyse Durand-Ruel, Arman, Catalogue raisonné II, Paris, 1991, p. 90, n°150, illustrated
Pierre Nahon, L'Histoire de la Galerie Beaubourg II, 1988-1994, Paris, 2009, p. 239, illustrated in colour

Catalogue Note

Arman accumulated everything and collected everything. In his life and in his work. Arman is this exceptional connoisseur, curious of every form, every civilization and every object in the world.

Collection Marianne et Pierre Nahon