• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 285

    Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)

    Améga dans l'oméga

    Price Realised  

    Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)
    Améga dans l'oméga
    signed, titled, dated and numbered 'ARP améga dans l'oméga 1960 9/30' (on the artist's label affixed to the backboard)
    wood relief laid down on suede box
    Relief size: 6 1/8 x 5 in. (15.6 x 12.7 cm.) (irregular)
    Mount size: 10 3/8 x 10¼ in. (26.4 x 26 cm.)
    Conceived in 1960; this version assembled by 1961


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    Provenance

    Galerie Chalette, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, May 1961.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MARJORIE C. BARNETT, M.D.


    Literature

    B. Rau and M. Seuphor, Hans Arp, Die Reliefs, Oeuvre-Katalog, Stuttgart, 1981, p. 390, no. A35 (another example from the edition illustrated; dated 1965).