Parent d'oiseau (Bird Parent)

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  • Provenance

    Edouard Loeb, Paris, by whom acquired in 1968.
    François Arp, Paris.
    Johannes Wasmuth, acquired from the above on consignment in 1981.
    Acquired from the above and thence by descent to the present owner

  • Literature

    A. Hartog, K. Fischer, Hans Arp, Sculptures a Critical Survey Ostfildern, 2012, no. 352 (another cast illustrated p. 213)
    E. Trier, Jean Arp Sculptures 1957-1966, Stuttgart, London, 1968, p. 129, no. 352 (illustrated p. 128)

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Parent d'oiseau (Bird Parent)

1965
Bronze sculpture with light brown patina.
34.6 x 30.8 x 14 cm (13 5/8 x 12 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
With inscribed signature and numbering IV/V on the underside (the edition was 6 numbered 0-5), conceived in 1965 and cast by André Mounier, Paris in 1967.

Estimate
£7,000 - 10,000 

sold for £27,500

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London Auction 19 January 2017