14 - 15 June 2016
Alexander Archipenko (American/Ukrainian, 1887-1964)
Floating Torso with Head
signed 'Archipenko' (on the front of the base)
13 x 15¾ x 4 ¼ in. (33 x 39.9 x 10.8 cm.)
Conceived circa 1935.
Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa 1950.
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A. Barth, Alexander Archipenkos plastisches Oeuvre, Frankfurt, 1997, vol. 2, p. 380, no. 215 (another version illustrated, p. 381; titled Floating Torso with Head).
Frances Archipenko Gray has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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