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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 229

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)

    Standing woman (Sketch for sculpto-painting)

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
    Standing woman (Sketch for sculpto-painting)
    signed and dated later 'Archipenko.1917' (lower right); stamped 'Archipenko Art School 1947 Broadway, N.Y.' (on the reverse)
    gouache and watercolour on paper
    12½ x 9 5/8 in. (31.7 x 24.6 cm.)


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    Frances Archipenko Gray has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

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    Provenance

    Estate Honegger, Feldbach.
    Ursula Corrigan, Fairfield.
    Galerie Römer, Zurich.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work was included in the following exhibition:
    St. Gallen, Galerie im Erker, Alexander Archipenko, November 1962 - January 1963, no. 17.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Literature

    A. Archipenko and Fifty Art Historians, Archipenko: Fifty Creative Years, 1908-1958, New York, 1960, pl. 277 (illustrated; the drawing is not dated).