Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)
Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)
Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)
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Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)

La toupie

Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)
La toupie
signed and numbered 'Bellmer 4/8'
bronze with golden patina
Height: 21 in. (53.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1938 and executed in 1968 in and edition of 8
Galerie André-François Petit, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1975.
P. Obliques, Hans Bellmer, Paris, 1975, p. 256.
P. Webb & R. Short, Hans Bellmer, London, 1985, no. 101 (another cast illustrated).
S. Taylor, Hans Bellmer, The Anatomy of Anxiety, Cambridge, 2000, no. 6.10 (another cast illustrated p. 122).
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