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    Sale 12294

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    24 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 66

    Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)


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    Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)
    signed and numbered 'ARP 2/10' (underneath)
    bronze with gold patina
    Height: 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.)
    Conceived in 1958 and cast in 1961 by Clémenti in a numbered edition of ten; this example is number two from the edition

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    Edward Loeb, Paris.
    Dr. Henry Roland, London, by whom acquired from the above in October 1961; his sale, Sotheby’s, London, 1 April 1987, lot 246.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    G. Marchiori, Arp, Milan, 1964, no. 117 (another cast illustrated p. 135).
    E. Trier, Jean Arp, Sculpture 1957-1966, London, 1968, no. 176, p. 109 (another version illustrated).
    I. Jianou, Jean Arp, Paris, 1973, no. 176, p. 75.
    S. Poley, Hans Arp, die Formensprache im plastischen Werk, mit einem Anhang unvero¨ffentlichter Plastiken, Stuttgart, 1978, no. 165(another cast illustrated p. 150).


    Manchester, City Art Gallery, Modern Works from the Collection of Dr. Henry M. Roland, June - August 1962, no. 6.
    Folkestone, Arts Centre, A Selection from the Collection of Dr. H. M. Roland, March - May 1975, no. 5.
    West Surrey, College of Art & Design, Works from the Roland Collection, November - December 1975, no. 49.
    London, Camden Arts Centre, The Roland Collection, September - October 1976, no. 6.
    Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council, Eighty Works from the Roland Collection, November - December 1976, no. 64.
    London, Courtauld Institute, Works from the Roland Collection, March - May 1979, no. 56; this exhibition later travelled to Norwich, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, York, City Art Gallery, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, Milton Keynes, Central and Plymouth, City Museum and Art Gallery.
    Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, One Man's Choice, Selected by Dr. Henry Roland from his Own Collection and from Other Sources, April - May 1985, no. 6.