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    Sale 1901

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 469

    Jean (Hans) Arp (1887-1966)

    Sculpture mediterranéenne II

    Price Realised  

    Jean (Hans) Arp (1887-1966)
    Sculpture mediterranéenne II
    Cristallino marble
    Height: 24½ in. (62.2 cm.)
    Length: 21¾ in. (55.2 cm.)
    Width: 12¾ in. (32.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1956; unique


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    Provenance

    Sir Edward and Lady Hulton, London (by 1964).
    Herbert Einstein, London.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the amended provenance for this work:
    Sir Edward and Lady Hulton, London (by 1964).
    Herbert Einstein, London.


    Literature

    C. Giedion-Welcker, Jean Arp, Stuttgart, 1957, p. 112, no. 142 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Wuppertal, Germany, Von der Heydt-Museum; Rotterdam, Museum Boymans van Beuningen; Frankfurter Kunstverein; Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus; Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall; Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; Lund, Sweden, Konsthall; Stockholm, Moderna Museet; Helsinki, Amos Anderson Konstmuseum; Goteborgs Konst Museum and Kunsthaus Zurich, Sir Edward and Lady Hulton Collection Touring Exhibition, January 1964-January 1968.
    New York, Marlborough Gallery, Masters of Modern and Contemporary Sculpture, November-December 1984, no. 3 (illustrated in color).
    London, Marlborough Fine Art, A Selection of Important Sculpture, June-August 1988, no. 2 (illustrated in color, p. 7).