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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 365

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)

    Woman with Fan

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
    Woman with Fan
    signed, dated and inscribed 'Archipenko 1914 VARIANT 2' (lower right); numbered '3/8' (on the lower right edge)
    polychromed bronze
    Height: 35 7/8 in. (91.1 cm.)
    Conceived in 1914; this bronze version cast in the artist's lifetime


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

    Provenance

    Private collection, New York (acquired from the artist, February 1964).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    D.H. Karshan, "Archipenko," Arts Magazine, April 1968, p. 36 (illustrated).
    D.H. Karshan, ed., Archipenko, International Visionary, Washington D.C., 1969, p. 114, no. 22 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 43, pl. 43).
    K.J. Michaelsen, Archipenko: A Study of the Early Works, 1908-1920, New York, 1977, p. 414 (another cast illustrated, pl. 25).