Hans (Jean) ARP



Hans (Jean) ARP

Pflanzengriffel (Pistil)

Bronze with gold patina
​​​​​​​Conceived in 1950
Monogrammed HA and numbered II/III stamped on the inside Cast by Rudier on the 30th of April, 1959
88 x 40 x 36 cm (34.6 x 15.7 x 14.1 in)

Basel, Galerie d’Art Moderne
Paris, Galerie Albert Loeb
Boris Leavitt collection, acquired in 1961
Christie’s New York, 14thNovember 1996, lot 220, « Property from the Collection of Boris Leavitt »
William Rubin collection, New York, former director of the MoMA
Private collection, Switzerland

- Arie Hartog, Kai Fischer, Hans Arp, Sculptures, a Critical Survey, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2012, no. 108, p. 108, p. 283, illustrated
- Carola Giedion-Welcker, Hans Arp, Stuttgart, 1957, p. 114
- Ionel Jianou, Jean Arp, Paris, 1973, p. 72
- Serge Fauchereau, Arp, Paris 1988, p. 75

Hans (Jean) ARP

Papier déchiré
(Chance collage)

Ink, ink wash and collage on paper
Signed lower right: Arp
15.8 x 10.8 in. (40 x 27,5 cm)

Private collection, New York
Sotheby’s New York, 6 October 1998, lot 87
Geoffrey Beene collection, USA
Sotheby’s London, 23 September 2005, « The collection of Geoffrey Beene », lot 109
Bruijstens Modern Art, Amsterdam
Private collection, Belgium

The authenticity of this work was confirmed by Fondazione Marguerite Arp.

- Antwerp, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Art of Our Times, 2005, no. 3, repr.
- Amsterdam, Bruijstens Modern Art, A Modern Collection, octobre-novembre 2007, repr.


Hans (Jean) ARP