Lot 308
  • 308

Jean Arp

100,000 - 150,000 USD
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  • Jean Arp
  • S'accroupissant
  • Bronze
  • Length: 21 in.
  • 53.3 cm


Estate of the artist
London Art Gallery, Detroit
Marjorie Kovler, Chicago
Donald Morris Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan
Acquired from the above in 1985


Giuseppe Marchiori, Arp, Milan, 1964, illustration of the smaller bronze version pl. 135
Herbert Read, Arp, London, 1968, no. 130, illustration of the smaller bronze version p. 105
Eduard Trier, Maguerite Arp-Hagenbach & Françoise Arp, Jean Arp, Sculpture, His Last Ten Years, New York, 1968, no. 232a, illustration of the marble version p. 115, illustration of the smaller bronze version p. 46 & pl. 48
The Art of Jean Arp (exhibition catalogue), New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Los Angeles, University of California; Des Moines, Iowa, Des Moines Art Center; Dallas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts & Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich, 1968, no. 130, illustration of the smaller bronze version p. 105


The sculpture is in very good condition. It displays a dark brown patina that is in very good condition. A small crack has been repaired along a foundry plug seam on the bottom of the form at one end. The above condition report has been provided by Wilson Conversation, LLC 100 East 5th St. Brooklyn, NY 11218 718-852-8894, objects@wilsonconservation.com, an independent restorer who is not an employee of Sotheby's.
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