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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 186

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)

    Standing Woman

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
    Standing Woman
    signed, dated, inscribed and numbered 'Archipenko 1920 VARIANT v 2 8/8 F' (lower right)
    polychromed bronze
    28 3/8 x 16½ in. (72.1 x 41.9 cm.)
    Conceived in 1920; this bronze version cast in 1970 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, January 1972.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Gerald Tsai, Jr.


    Literature

    D.H. Karshan, ed., Archipenko, International Visionary, Washington D.C., 1969, p. 114, no. 36 (another cast illustrated in color on the cover).
    K.J. Michaelsen, Archipenko, A Study of the Early Works, 1908-1920, New York, 1977, no. 23 (another cast illustrated).