• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 286

    Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)

    Figure recueille

    Price Realised  

    Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)
    Figure recueille
    with raised monogram and numbered 'V/V' (on the underside)
    polished bronze
    Height: 21½ in. (54.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1956; this bronze version cast in 1962


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    Provenance

    Galerie Chalette (Madeleine Lejwa), New York.
    Private collection, Chicago (acquired from the above, 1964); Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 8 November 1995, lot 273.
    Katherine Kaufman, New Jersey (acquired at the above sale).
    Bequest from the above to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, Sold to Benefit the Collection


    Literature

    C. Giedion-Welcker, Hans Arp, Stuttgart, 1957, no. 144.
    G. Marchiori, Arp. Cinquante ans d'activit, Milan, p. 108.