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Arman

Tortured Violin

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 40,000 USD

Property from the Estate of Barbara Spiegel Linhart

Arman

Arman

Tortured Violin

Tortured Violin

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 40,000 USD

Lot sold:

30,240

USD

Arman

1928 - 2005

Tortured Violin


calcinated wood in Plexiglas

27 by 16 by 2 in. (68.5 by 40.6 by 5 cm.)

Executed in 1969. 


This work is recorded in the Arman Studio Archives New York under number APA# 8208.69.044.

This work is in good and sound condition overall. All elements are present and stable. There is a fine layer of surface soiling throughout. There are scattered surface accretions and wear to the edges, corners and seam of the Plexiglas element, visible upon close inspection. There are scratches to the Plexiglas base element and soiling in the crease where the Plexiglas meets the base.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Marisa del Re Gallery, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1989

Henry Martin, Arman, New York 1973, pl. no. 3, p. 49, illustrated