• Post-War and Contemporary Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2833

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    1 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 70

    Armando (b. 1929)

    Kopf - Head

    Price Realised  


    Armando (b. 1929)
    Kopf - Head
    signed with initials, numbered, dated and with foundry mark 'Ao 1/3 98/Marc Krepp Berlin' (along the reverse edge)
    bronze with a black patina
    45.5 cm. high
    Conceived and cast in 1998 in an edition of three

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    Raab Galerie, Berlin, where acquired by the present owner.


    Lucius Grisebach a.o., Sculptor Armando, oeuvre catalogue of the bronze sculptures 1988 - 2006, Malden 2006, p. 175 (another cast illus.)