2 November 2005
Property from a Private American Collection
Jean (Hans) Arp (1887-1966)
Le Grand Bâtard
signed with monogram and numbered '2/5' (on the underside)
Height: 17 7/8 in. (45.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1960; this bronze version cast in the artist's lifetime
Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London.
Leo Bakalar, Boston (acquired from the above, 1966).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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E. Trier, Jean Arp, Sculpture, His Last Ten Years, New York, 1968, p. 115, no. 233 (larger marble version illustrated, pl., 50, p. 48).
Please note this work was cast in 1963.
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