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JEAN ARP | GRANDE PERSONNAGE

Property from a Private Collection, North America

JEAN ARP | GRANDE PERSONNAGE

JEAN ARP | GRANDE PERSONNAGE

Property from a Private Collection, North America

JEAN ARP

1886 - 1966

GRANDE PERSONNAGE


Inscribed with the artist's monogram, numbered 1/3 and inscribed with the foundry mark Susse Fdr Paris (on the interior)

Bronze

Height: 65⅝ in.

167 cm

Conceived in 1957; this example cast in 1958.


Please note, Grande Personnage will be presented to the Fondation Arp in Clamart, France for physical inspection immediately following the sale, at no expense to the buyer.

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Barnet Hodes, Chicago (acquired from the artist and sold by the estate: Christie's, New York, November 12, 1984, lot 44)

Acquired at the above sale

Arp (exhibition catalogue), The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1958, illustration of another cast p. 112

Herbert Read, The Art of Jean Arp, New York, 1968, illustration of another cast p. 100

Eduard Trier & Marguerite Arp-Hagenbach, Jean Arp, Sculpture, His Last Ten Years, New York, 1968, no. 157, illustration of another cast p. 107 

Jean Arp 1886-1966. Esculturas, Relieves, Obra sobre papel. Tapices (exhibition catalogue), Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, 1985, illustration of another cast p. 112

Hans Arp. Die Metamorphose der Figur (exhibition catalogue), Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 1991, illustration of another cast p. 64

Arie Hartog & Kai Fischer, Hans Arp Sculptures—A Critical Survey, Ostfildern, 2012, no. 157, listed as no. 2/3, illustration of another cast pp. 128 & 306