French Sculpture Census

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ARCHIPENKO, Alexander
Kiev, Ukraine 1887 - New York, United States 1964

Médrano II
Médrano II

1913-1914
painted tin, wood, glass, and painted oilcloth

statue
49 7/8 x 20 1/4 x 12 1/2
inscribed upper left: MEDRANO
inscribed lower right: A. Archipenko // 1915. Paris

Acc. No. : 56.1445
Credit Line : Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

New York, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

www.guggenheim.org

Provenance

  • Florence, Magnelli
  • 1957, Paris, Mme Pétro van Doesburg

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, November 23, 2012
  • 1914 Intransigeant
    Intransigeant, Paris, March 2, 1914, ill.
  • 1921 Daubler and Goll
    Theodor Daübler and Iwan Goll, Archipenko-Album, Potsdam, 1921, pl. 8
  • 1926 Einstein
    Carl Einstein, Die Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, Propyläen-Kunstgeschichte, Berlin, vol. 16, 1926, ill. p. 535
  • 1937 Giedion-Welcker
    Carola Giedion-Welcker, Moderne Plastik, Zurich, 1937, ill. p. 43
  • 1948 Buffet-Picabia
    Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia, "Matières plastiques", Vingtième siècle, no. 2, May-June, 1948, ill. p. 32
  • 1953 Guégen
    Pierre Guéguen, "La Sculpture Cubiste", Art d'Aujourd'hui, series 4, nos. 3, 4, May-June 1953, ill. p. 54
  • 1960 Archipenko
    Alexander Archipenko, Archipenko, Fifty Creative Years, 1908-1958, New York, 1960, pl. 11
  • 1960 Rosenblum
    Robert Rosenblum, Cubism and Twentieth-Century Art, New York, 1960, pl. 203
  • 1961 Habasque
    Guy Habasque, "Archipenko", L'Oeil, no. 78, June 1961, ill. p. 45
  • 1963 Selz
    Jean Selz, Modern Sculpture, Origins and Evolution, trans. by Annette Michelson, New York, 1963, pl. 193
  • 1964 Belloli
    Carlo Belloli, Il Contributo Russo Alle Avanguardie Plastische, Milan, Galleria del Levante, 1964, ill. p. 21
  • 1966 Fezzi
    Elda Fezzi, Aleksandr Archipenko, Milan, 1966, pl. XI
  • 1968 Moholy-Nagy
    Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Von Material zu Architektur, (facsimile reprint), Mainz, 1968, pl. 10
  • 1968 Arnason
    H.H. Arnason, History of Modern Art, New York, p. 186, pl. 324

Exhibition

  • 1914 Paris
    Salon des Indépendants, Paris, March 1 - April 30, 1914, not in cat.
  • 1969 New York
    Selected Sculpture and Works on Paper, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, July 8-Sep. 14, 1969, p. 92-93, repr.