JEAN (HANS) ARP Coquille-cristal

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JEAN (HANS) ARP
Coquille-cristal
Bronze
Height: 12¾ in.
Conceived in 1938 and cast in bronze in an edition of 5. The present work is number 2 from the edition and was cast circa 1956 by the Rudier foundry.

PROVENANCE
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Sarabel & Harold Florsheim, Chicago (acquired in 1958 and sold by the estate: Sotheby's New York, November 5, 2004, lot 207)
Private Collection, Athens
Private Collection

LITERATURE
Hans Arp - Sophie Taeuber-Arp (exhibition catalogue), Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, 1955, no. 9
Carola Gieidion-Welcker, Hans Arp, Stuttgart, 1957, illustration of another cast p. 80
Herbert Read, Arp, London, 1968, no. 102, illustration of another cast p. 93
Ionel Jianou, Jean Arp, Paris 1973, illustration of another cast p. 69
Arie Hartog & Kai Fischer, Hans Arp: Sculptures - A Critical Survey, Ostfildern, 2012, no. 52, illustration of another cast p. 85

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