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Property from an Important Private Collection, Italy

Alexander Archipenko

Spring Torso

Lot Closed

March 5, 05:32 PM GMT

Estimate

25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from an Important Private Collection, Italy

Alexander Archipenko

1887 - 1964


Spring Torso

inscribed with artist's signature

bronze

height: 17 ¾ in.

45.1 cm.

Conceived in 1925 and cast in 1926.


The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Frances Archipenko Gray.

Betty Brander, Los Angeles (acquired circa 1933 from the artist)

Fred Rosenbaum

Sotheby's, New York, 15 February 1991, lot 41 (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Paul T. Frankl, Form and Re-Form, Harpers, New York 1930, p. 186, pl. 102, illustration of another example

Alexander Archipenko, Archipenko, 50 Creative Years 1908-58, New York, 1960, no. 226, illustration of another example

Donald Karshan, Archipenko, Indiana, 1985, no. 67, p. 127-8, illustration of another example

Alexander Archipenko Foundation, Alexander Archipenko Catalogue Raisonné, fig. s.26-03, no. 2483, https://archipenkocr.org/works-search-result-details.php (accessed on 9 July 2023)