JEAN (HANS) ARP (1886-1966) Ganymède 21 x 31.7 x 25.5 cm (8 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 10 1/16in). (Conceived in 1954 and cast in an edition of 5 between 1957 and  1959 by Susse Fondeur. The present work is the first cast. Ganymède is a variant of the work Ecaille, conceived in 1938. )

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Lot 14*
JEAN
(HANS) ARP (1886-1966)
Ganymède 21 x 31.7 x 25.5 cm (8 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 10 1/16in).

Sold for £ 108,100 (US$ 133,608) inc. premium
JEAN (HANS) ARP (1886-1966)
Ganymède
polished bronze
21 x 31.7 x 25.5cm (8 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 10 1/16in).
Conceived in 1954 and cast in an edition of 5 between 1957 and 1959 by Susse Fondeur. The present work is the first cast. Ganymède is a variant of the work Ecaille, conceived in 1938.

Footnotes

  • This work was presented to the Fondation Arp, Clamart, and is registered in their archives.

    Provenance
    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York.
    Walter & Molly Bareiss Collection, Connecticut (acquired from the above in 1958); their sale, Sotheby's, New York, 9 May 2007, lot 336 (sold for US$156,000 incl. prem.).
    Private collection, Japan (acquired at the above sale).

    Exhibited
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Arp, 1958, no. 102.

    Literature
    C. Giedion-Welcker, Jean Arp, Stuttgart, 1957, no. 132 (terracotta version listed and titled 'Ganymed').
    Exh. cat., Jean Arp (1886 - 1966), Madrid, 1985, no. 18 (another cast illustrated p. 111).
Contacts
JEAN (HANS) ARP (1886-1966) Ganymède 21 x 31.7 x 25.5 cm (8 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 10 1/16in). (Conceived in 1954 and cast in an edition of 5 between 1957 and  1959 by Susse Fondeur. The present work is the first cast. Ganymède is a variant of the work Ecaille, conceived in 1938. )
JEAN (HANS) ARP (1886-1966) Ganymède 21 x 31.7 x 25.5 cm (8 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 10 1/16in). (Conceived in 1954 and cast in an edition of 5 between 1957 and  1959 by Susse Fondeur. The present work is the first cast. Ganymède is a variant of the work Ecaille, conceived in 1938. )
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