• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 383

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)

    Torse de femme

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
    Torse de femme
    signed and dated 'Archipenko c 1948' (on the top of the base)
    terracotta
    Height: 24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm.)
    Conceived and cast in 1948


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    The Archipenko Foundation will include this terracotta in their forthcoming catalogue raisonné of sculptures by Alexander Archipenko.

    Provenance

    Harry Columbus-Isaacs, Chicago (circa 1948).
    Gift from the above to the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Barth, Alexander Archipenkos plastisches Oeuvre, Frankfurt, 1997, vol. II, p. 478, no. 284 (another cast illustrated, p. 479).