Rencontre Dans Loeuf I
Artist: Jean Arp
Artwork: Rencontre Dans Loeuf I
Size: 45.5 x 43 cm
Medium: Painted wood relief laid down on panel in the artist's frame
Creation year: 1959
Marks: Signed, dated and dedicated 'Arp Pour mes amis Lejwa en souvenir de leur visite a Meudon en 1959' (on the artist's label affixed to the reverse); signed and dated again and titled 'Arp Rencontre dans l'oeuf 1959' (on another label affixed to the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Unique
Provenance: Arthur and Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, New York (gift from the artist, 1959); Bequest from the previous to the present owner, 1999
Exhibition history: New York, Galerie Chalette (Madeleine Lejwa), Jean Arp and Sophie Taeuber-Arp, October-November 1960, p. 61, no. 47 (illustrated in color, p. 29; with incorrect medium and orientation); Washington, D.C., The Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Formalists, June-July 1963, no. 6; New York, Galerie Chalette (Madeleine Lejwa), Jean Arp, January-February 1965, no. 25 (illustrated in color; with incorrect medium and orientation); New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jean Arp: From the Collections of Mme Marguerite Arp and Arthur and Madeleine Lejwa, April-September 1972, no. 31 (illustrated in color); Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art; Utica, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute; Seattle Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Art; Cincinnati Art Museum; Denver Art Museum; Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia; Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales; Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria; Brisbane, Queensland Art Gallery; Launceston, Tasmania, Queen Victoria Museum; Perth, Western Australian Art Gallery; Austin, University Art Museum and Sarasota, Ringling Museum, Jean Arp: Sculpture, Reliefs, Works on Paper--An Exhibition Organized by Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, February 1975-January 1979, no. 46 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-11-12
Lot Number: 350