Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
Woman with Fan
signed, dated and inscribed 'Archipenko 1914 VARIANT 2' (lower right); numbered '3/8' (on the lower right edge)
Height: 35 7/8 in. (91.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1914; this bronze version cast in the artist's lifetime
Private collection, New York (acquired from the artist, February 1964).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
D.H. Karshan, "Archipenko," Arts Magazine, April 1968, p. 36 (illustrated).
D.H. Karshan, ed., Archipenko, International Visionary, Washington D.C., 1969, p. 114, no. 22 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 43, pl. 43).
K.J. Michaelsen, Archipenko: A Study of the Early Works, 1908-1920, New York, 1977, p. 414 (another cast illustrated, pl. 25).
The Archipenko Foundation will include this work in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of sculptures by Alexander Archipenko.