Jean (Hans) Arp - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session New York Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    The Artist
    Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel
    Eric Estorick, London (acquired from the above)
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner circa 1960

  • Exhibited

    London, Tate Gallery, Jean Arp. Sculpture, Reliefs, Paintings, Collages, Tapestries, November 24 - December 23, 1962, no. 26 (marble version exhibited)
    Santa Barbara, University of California, Art Gallery, 20th Century Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture from Santa Barbara, April 20 - May 14, 1965 (present lot exhibited)
    Santa Barbara, University of California, Art Gallery, Surrealism – A State of Mind, February 26 - March 27, 1966 (present lot exhibited)
    Santa Barbara, University of California, The Art Galleries, American and European Sculpture of the 1920s and 1930s, February 22 - March 26, 1972 (present lot exhibited)
    Los Angeles, Wight Art Gallery, University of California, In the Sculptor’s Landscape, Celebrating 25 Years of the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, March 22 - May 9, 1993, no. 8 (present lot exhibited)
    Kunzelsau, Museum Würth, Hans Arp – eine Übersicht, Arbeiten aus den Jahren 1912 bis 1965, September 8 - December 31, 1994, no. 111, n.p. (marble version exhibited and illustrated)
    Kunstmuseum Appenzell, Im Mondquadrat. Aspekte der Sammlung Arp-Hagenbach, October 26, 2003 - January 25, 2004, pp. 120-121 (another example exhibited and illustrated)

  • Literature

    Arie Hartog, ed., Hans Arp - Skulpturen – Eine Bestandsaufnahme (Hans Arp - Sculptures - A Critical Survey), Ostfildern, 2012, no. 93, p. 102 (another example illustrated)

The Modern Form: Property from the Collection of Betty and Stanley Sheinbaum

Ο191

Du pays des lutins (From Gnomeland)

bronze with light brown patina
9 5/8 x 8 x 4 in. (24.4 x 20.3 x 10.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1949 and cast in 1957, this work is number 4 from an edition of 5 plus 1 artist’s proof.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $93,750

Contact Specialist
John McCord
Head of Day Sale, Morning Session
New York
+1 212 940 1261
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 15 November 2017