Hans (Jean) ARP



Hans (Jean) ARP

Pflanzengriffel (Pistil)

Conceived in 1950
Bronze with gold patina
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, 14th November 1996, lot 220, « Property from the Collection of Boris Leavitt »
William Rubin collection, New York
Private collection, Monaco

Arie Hartog, Kai Fischer, Hans Arp, Sculptures, a Critical Survey, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2012, no. 108, p. 108, p. 283, illustrated (wrong dimensions)

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