Lot 362
  • 362

Jean Arp

Estimate
130,000 - 180,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Jean Arp
  • Torse de muse
  • stamped HA and numbered 2/3
  • bronze
  • height: 92cm., 36 1/4in.

Provenance

Dominion Gallery, Montreal
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner circa 1980

Literature

Giuseppe Marchiori, Arp, Milan, 1964, no. 133, colour illustration of another cast n.p.
Eduard Trier, Jean Arp, Sculptures 1957-66, Stuttgart, 1968, no. 186, illustration of another cast p. 108
Stefanie Poley, Hans Arp, Die formensprache im plastischen werk, Stuttgart, 1978, no. 47, illustration of another cast p. 34
Kai Fischer, Hans Arp, Skulpturen - eine bestandsaufnahme, Ostfildern, 2012, no. 186, illustration of another cast p. 318

Condition

Attractive bronze/green patina. There are some very light surface scratches and patina irregularities, consistent with age and handling. A few minor oxidation spots to the base. This work is in overall good condition.
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