9 November 2006
Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)
Small Reclining Torso (Female Torso)
Height: 5½ in. (14 cm.) Length: 8 in. (20.3 cm.)
Conceived in 1910; this terracotta cast before 1945
Daniel Goldberg, Chicago (acquired from the artist, circa 1945).
Lotte Bloch, New York (gift from the above, circa 1950).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, July 1989.
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(possibly) Venice, XII Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, Russian Pavillion, 1920.
(possibly) Berlin, Der Sturm, 1921.
(possibly) Leipzig, Kunstverein, 1923.
The Archipenko Foundation will include this work in their forthcoming catalogue raisonné of sculptures by Alexander Archipenko.
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