Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)
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Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)

Ptolémée II

Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)
Ptolémée II
stamped with the artist’s monogram and numbered ‘HA 2/3’; stamped with the foundry mark 'Susse Fond. Paris' (underneath)
bronze with golden brown patina
Height: 40 in. (101.6 cm.)
Conceived in 1958 and cast in bronze in an edition of five, numbered 00/3 to 3/3; this example cast in January 1961
Galerie Lawrence, Paris.
Sylvia and Joseph Slifka collection, New York.
Harold Diamond, New York.
Stella Fishbach, New York.
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, by whom acquired from the above in 1996.
Simon Studer Art, Geneva.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998.
E. Trier, Jean Arp, Sculpture 1957-1966, London, 1968, no. 167, p. 107 (another cast illustrated pl. 14).
L. Jianou, Jean Arp, Paris, 1973, p. 75.
S. Fauchereau, Arp, Barcelona, 1988, no. 101, p. 82 (another cast illustrated).
A. Hartog & K. Fischer, Hans Arp, Skulpturen, Eine Bestandsaufnahme, Ostfildern, 2012, no. 167, p. 132 (another cast illustrated).

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