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Alexander Archipenko (1887 - 1964)

Lot 232: ALEXANDER ARCHIPENKO 1887-1964 FLAT TORSO

Sotheby's

May 4, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Description

Conceived in 1914 and cast during the artist's lifetime.

Inscribed Archipenko

Bronze, dark gold patina

The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Frances Archipenko Gray.
PROVENANCE

Florence Codman, Boston, New York and Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1985
LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

Ivan Goll, Archipenko, New York, 1920, illustration of a marble version p. 2
Ivan Goll, T. Daubler and Blaise Cendrars, Archipenko Album, Potsdam, 1921, no. 1, illustration of another cast on the frontispiece
Hans Hildebrandt, Alexander Archipenko, Berlin, 1923, p. 13, illustration of a marble version pl. 20
Albert Elsen, Origins of Modern Sculpture: Pioneers and Premises, New York, 1974, pp. 111-12, illustration of another cast pl. 132
Katherine Janzsky Michaelsen, Archipenko: A Study of the Early Works, 1908-1920, New York, 1977, p. 34, illustration of another cast pl. s49
Donald Karshan, Archipenko Sculpture, Drawings and Prints 1908-1963, Danville, Kentucky, 1985, nos. 26a-c, p. 58, illustration of the variants pp. 74-75

Dimensions

height: 14 3/4 in.

37.5cm

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