27 November 2012
This lot is offered without a reserve
Hans Arp (1886-1966)
Presque vase et fleur
signed (twice) 'Arp' (on the reverse) and signed again, numbered and dated 'Arp 2/3 1955' (on the artist's label attached to the reverse)
oil on pavatex
66 x 59 cm.
Painted in 1955, this is number two from an edition of three.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 16 April 1975, lot 83.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 12 December 1990, lot 353.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Bernd Rau, Jean Arp The Reliefs Catalogue of Complete Works, Stuttgart, 1981, no. 477b, p. 229.
This lot is offered without reserve. Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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