Composition: Two Figures
Artwork: Composition: Two Figures
Size: 47.6 x 31.1 cm
Medium: Brush and ink, gouache and collage on paper
Creation year: 1913
Marks: Signed Archipenko and dated 1913. (lower center)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Paul Citroen, Weimar (possibly); Frances Archipenko Gray, New York (acquired by 1969 and sold to benefit the Archipenko Foundation: Sotheby's, New York, November 7, 2001, lot 15); Acquired at the previous sale
Exhibition history: New York, Museum of Modern Art & Champaign, Illinois, Krannert Art Museum, Archipenko: The Parisian Years, 1970-71, no. 27; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Archipenko: The Paris Years / Archipenko: The American Years, 1971, no. 27; Columbus, Gallery of Fine Arts, Archipenko: The Parisian Years, 1971-72, no. 22; New York, Zabriskie Gallery & Chicago, Chicago Arts Club, Archipenko Polychrome Sculpture, 1976-77, no. 1; New York, Museum of Modern Art, Revolution: Russian Avant-garde, 1912-1930, 1978, no. 2; Sound Bend, Indiana, University of Notre Dame, Snite Art Museum; Dayton, Dayton Art Institute; College Park, University of Maryland Art Gallery & San Jose, San Jose Museum of Art, Sculptors' Drawings, 1982-83, no. 1; Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Alexander Archipenko: A Centennial Tribute, 1987, no. 11, illustrated in color in the catalogue; New York, Museum of Modern Art, Collage: Selections from the Permanent Collection, 1988-89, no. 2 (on extended loan 1969-2001)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-05-17
Lot Number: 148