Jean (Hans) Arp - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist through Erker Galerie, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 1964
    Mr. Hermann Strehler, St. Gallen, Switzerland
    Private Swiss Collection, Vermont, acquired by descent

  • Catalogue Essay

    Including: La Cathédral est un coeur (The Cathedral is a Heart); Qu'est-ce que c'est que ça (What is That); Vers le blanc infini (Towards the Infinite White); A travers les myrtes du rêve (Through the Myrtles of the Dream); Le Mitre-cloueur (The Mitre-Nailer); Précipice (Precipice); Poupée (Doll) and Une onde Blanche (A White Undulation)


Lot offered with No Reserve

Vers le blanc infini (Towards Infinite White) (A. 405-412)

The complete set of eight etchings, on Rives paper, with full margins, loose and folded (as issued), with text by the artist, title page and justification, all contained in the original light beige, wove paper-covered slipcase.
all I. 10 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. (27.3 x 21.6 cm)
all S. (folded) (14 7/8 x 11 in. (37.8 x 27.9 cm)

Signed in pencil and inscribed 'fur Strehler' in pencil and numbered '274' (printed) on an inside sheet (the edition was 400), published by La Rose des Vents, Lausanne and Paris.

$800 - 1,200 

Sold for $1,764

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 19-21 October 2021