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Jean (Hans) Arp

Torse d'ange

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

Jean (Hans) Arp

Jean (Hans) Arp

Torse d'ange

Torse d'ange

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

Jean (Hans) Arp

1886 - 1966

Torse d'ange


inscribed ARP and numbered 0/3 

bronze

height: 91cm., 35⅞in.

Conceived in 1963 and cast in bronze in a numbered edition of 3 plus 3 artist's proofs. This example was cast by Franco Amici, Bronzart SA, Mendrisio in 1964. 

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Franco Amici, Fondeur Bronzart, Mendrisio
Private Collection, Switzerland (by descent from the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner 
Eduard Trier, Marguerite Arp-Hagenbach & François Arp, Jean Arp, Sculpture, His Last Ten Years, New York, 1968, no. 287, illustration of another cast p. 120
Arie Hartog (ed.), Hans Arp, Skulpturen, Ostfildern, 2012, no. 287, the marble version illustrated and the present cast listed p. 188