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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

Dimensions (HxWxD): 45 12 x 32 38 x 33 12 in.

Acc. No.: 66.107

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


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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