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Details & Cataloguing

Impressionist and Modern Art including Ceramics by Pablo Picasso

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Jean Arp, 1886-1966
LA BELLE AUX SEINS; VÉNUS D'EIN HOD

signed; inscribed IV on the reverse


painted terrcotta plaque


relief: 57.5 by 45.5cm.; 22 5/8 by 17 7/8 in.
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Provenance

P. Kaye, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1987

Literature

Bernd Rau, Hans Arp, Die Reliefs, Oeuvre-Katalog, Stuttgart, 1981 p. 318, no. 662, illustration of another example

Catalogue Note

Executed in 1960, this work is from an edition of 5 plus 1 artist's proof and was intended to be viewed as a wall mount. The work was mounted as a table mount by a subsequent owner.

Impressionist and Modern Art including Ceramics by Pablo Picasso

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Olympia