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Jean (Hans) Arp (1887-1966)
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Jean (Hans) Arp (1887-1966)

La Sphère de Sable, a set of nine

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Jean (Hans) Arp (1887-1966)
La Sphère de Sable, a set of nine
with the artist's estate stamp (on the reverse)
brush and ink, pencil and collage on paper
each approx.: 6½ x 5 in. (16.5 x 12.7 cm.)
Executed 1932-1938 (9)
Provenance
Claude Bernard Gallery Ltd., New York (L-CO 347; 349; 351; 353-357; 361).
Cordier & Ekstrom Inc., New York (CES 01; 03; 05-06; 08-11; 16).
J.G.M. Galerie, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1991.
Literature
C. Giedion-Weckler, Arp, New York, 1957, p. 116, no. 100 (two drawings illustrated p. XXXIII).
Exhibited
New York, Cordier and Ekstrom, Jean Arp: Collages, reliefs, sculptures - Isamu Noguchi: Work Sheets and Sculptures, nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, and the back cover (illustrated).
Paris, J.G.M. Galerie, La sculpture et son dessin, May - June 1991, no. 28 (four drawings illustrated p. 35).
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Lot Essay

These drawings are the original illustrations for the anthology of poems by Georges Hugnet entitled La Sphère de Sable, published in Paris in 1943.

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