1928 - 2005
signed and titled on the overlap
cello, acrylic and paint tubes on canvas
214 by 152 cm. 84⅜ by 59⅞ in.
Executed in 1990.
This work is registered in the Arman Studio Archives under number APA#8023.90.005.
This work is well registered in the Archives Denyse Durand-Ruel under number 10140 and will be included in the forthcoming Arman Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Denyse Durand-Ruel.
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This work is in very good condition. All collaged elements are stable. Very close inspection reveals a few compressed impasto peaks as well as a few tiny and unobtrusive losses to some of the peaks. There is a light layer of dust which has settled in the recesses of the work. Close inspection reveals some light wear to the edges and corner tips, most notably to the lower right corner tip which has some associated fraying. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light.
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Private Collection, Europe
Artcurial Briest, Paris, 3 July 2002, Lot 270
Artcurial, Paris, 2 December 2014, Lot 351
Acquired from the above by the present owner