French Sculpture Census

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artist © : Fair Use (Section 107, Copyright Act, 1976)

ARP, Jean/Hans
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin 1887 - Basel, Switzerland 1966

Entre le lys et la défense d'éléphant
Between Lily and Elephant Tusk

1958
plaster

free-standing abstract
36 x 18 x 19 1/4

Acc. No. : 74.125
Credit Line : Gift of Madame Jean Arp

Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts

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Provenance

  • Jean Arp
  • Clamart, France, his widow, Marguerite Arp-Hagenbach
  • 1974, Gift of Madame Jean Arp

Bibliography

  • 1975 Neff
    J. Neff, "Curatorial Reports: Department of Modern Art," Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 54, no. 2 (1975), p. 60; p. 63; front cover (ill)
  • 1984 Landay
    J. Landay, "Between Art and Nature: The Metamorphic Sculpture of Jean Arp," Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 61, no. 4 (1984), pp. 15, 17-21; p. 16, fig. 2 (ill)