London, South Kensington
13 December 2007
incised 'arman A.P' (on the base)
accumulation of bronze wrenches with nickel plating
17 3/8 x 15 3/8 x 9¼in. (43.7 x 39 x 23.5cm.)
Executed in 1978, this work is an artist proof from an edition of eight
Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner, and thence by descent.
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P. Hamill, Tools as Art - The Hechinger Collection, Massachusetts 1995 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 97).
Wichita, Ulrich Museum of Art, Arman: Sculpture, April-June 1986 (another from the edition exhibited).
This work is registered with the Arman Studio Archives, under no. 8001-78-005.
This work is recorded in the Archives Denyse Durand-Ruel under no. 2783 and will be included in the forthcoming Arman catalogue raisonné being prepared by Denyse Durand-Ruel, Paris.
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