French Sculpture Census

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

Evocation d'une forme : humaine, lunaire, spectrale (Torse de géant)
Evocation of a Form: Human, Lunar, Spectral (Torso of a Giant)

1950, enlarged and cast 1957
bronze

statue
45 1/2 x 32 3/8 x 33 1/2

Acc. No. : 66.107
Credit Line : Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

www.hirshhorn.si.edu

Provenance

  • 1961, 12 April, New York, Purchased by Joseph H. Hirshhorn from Leo Castelli Gallery
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

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Lunar spectral form, painted plaster, 1950, Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, inv. AM 1996-325.
Human, lunar, spectral, plaster, rough casting, sanded and waxed, Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, inv. AM 2004-258.
Torso of a Giant, casting with shellac, casting coating (oil and black soap), cast which was used for sand casting, plaster, 1957, Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, inv. AM 2004-270.