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Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
Property from the Estate of Judith D. Lipsey
Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)

Draped (Maternity)

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Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
Draped (Maternity)
signed and numbered 'Archipenko 1/6' (on the side of the base); stamped with foundry mark 'MODERN ART FDRY.' (on the underside)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 21 5/8 in. (54.9 cm.)
Conceived in 1911; this bronze version cast circa 1959-1961
Provenance
Sevenarts, Ltd., London.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1966.
Literature
E. Wiese, "Alexander Archipenko," Junge Kunst, 1923, vol. 40, pl. 2 (another cast illustrated).
A. Archipenko, Archipenko, Fifty Creative Years 1908-1958, New York, 1960, pl. 121 (another cast illustrated).
H. Read, A Concise History of Modern Sculpture, New York, 1964, pl. 73 (another cast illustrated).
E. Fezzi, Aleksandr Archipenko, I Maestri Della Scultura, Milan, 1966, pls. 6-7 (another cast illustrated in color).
E. Crispolti, "La veranda della Scultura da Rodin al Picasso," L'Arte Moderna, 1967, vol. VII, no. 67.
D.H. Karshan, ed., Archipenko, International Visionary, Washington D.C., 1969, p. 114, no. 8 (another cast illustrated, p. 32, pl. 19).
R. Huyghe and J. Rudel, L'Art et le Monde Moderne, Paris, 1970, vol. I, pl. 1021 (another cast illustrated).
D.H. Karshan, Archipenko, The Sculpture and Graphic Art, Including a Print Catalogue Raisonné, Tübingen, 1974, p. 38.
K.J. Michaelsen, Archipenko: A Study of the Early Works 1908-1920, New York, 1977, pl. 22 (another cast illustrated).
D.H. Karshan, Archipenko, Sculptures, Drawings and Prints 1908-1963, Danville, Kentucky, 1985, p. 16, no. 7 (another cast illustrated in color, pp. 26-29).

Lot Essay

The Archipenko Foundation will include this work in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of sculptures by Alexander Archipenko.

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