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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 139

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)

    Small Reclining Figure

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    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
    Small Reclining Figure
    signed and numbered 'Archipenko 3/12' (on the back)
    bronze with and black green patina
    Length: 12 in. (30.5 cm.)
    Conceived in 1913; this bronze version cast by the estate of the artist


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    The Archipenko Foundation will include this work in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of sculptures by Alexander Archipenko.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Bernard Danenberg Galleries, Inc., New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Gerald Tsai, Jr.


    Literature

    D.H. Karshan, Archipenko, The Sculpture and Graphic Art, Including a Print Catalogue Raisonné, Tübingen, 1974, p. 69 (another cast illustrated).
    K.J. Michaelsen, Archipenko, A Study of the Early Works, 1908-1920, New York, 1977, pl. 44 (plaster version illustrated).
    D.H. Karshan, Archipenko, Sculpture, Drawings and Prints 1908-1963, Danville, Kentucky, 1985, p. 34, no. 15 (another cast illustrated, p. 53).