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    Sale 2166

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 139

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)

    Femme

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    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
    Femme
    signed and dated 'Archipenko 1919' (lower right)
    watercolor, colored pencils and chalk on buff paper
    11½ x 9 1/8 in. (29.2 x 23.2 cm.)
    Executed circa 1960


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    The Archipenko Foundation has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Donald Karshan, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owners, circa 1980.


    Exhibited

    St. Gallen, Switzerland, Galerie im Erker, Archipenko, November 1962-January 1963, no. 20 (illustrated, p. 32).
    New York, Pace Gallery, Archipenko at Pace, September-October 1973, no. 38 (illustrated; titled Seated in Oval).
    Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, La Ruche et Montparnasse 1902-1930, December 1978-April 1979.