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Alexander Archipenko, Seated black torso
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TITLE:  Seated black torso
ARTIST:  Alexander Archipenko (American/Ukrainian, 1887–1964)
WORK DATE:  1909
CATEGORY:  Sculptures
MATERIALS:  Bronze, black patina
MARKINGS:  Inscribed Archipenko, dated 1909 and numbered 6/8
SIZE:  h: 39 cm / h: 15.4 in
STYLE:  Modern
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Duhamel Fine Art  +33 1 45 53 57 12  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  Conceived in 1909 and cast at a later date

With a letter of expertise from The Archipenko Foundation.

PROVENANCE:  Perls Galleries, New York
Timothy Eaton (acquired from the above on 9 November 1958)
Sale Sotheby’s New York, 4 May 2006, lot 343
ONLINE CATALOGUE(S):  Duhamel Fine Art Inventory Catalogue
LITERATURE:  Alexander Archipenko (exhibition catalogue), The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1959, no. 41 (illustration of another cast titled Seated Female Nude)
Alexander Archipenko (exhibition catalogue), Perls Galleries, New York, 1959, no. 1 (illustration of another cast)
Alexander Archipenko, Archipenko, Fifty Creative Years, 1908-1958, New York, 1960, no. 112 (illustration of another cast titled Black Seated Torso)
Guy Habasque, Archipenko, in L’Oeil, 18 June 1961, illustration of another cast no. S.38 (titled Torse noir assise)
Alexander Archipenko Bronzes (exhibition catalogue), Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1969-1970, no. 3 (illustration of another cast)
Albert E. Elsen, Origins of Modern Sculpture: Pioneers and Premises, New York 1974, no. 98 (illustration of another cast)
Donald Karshan, Les Révolutions d’Alexandre Archipenko, in Plaisir de France, no. 40, July 1974, illustration of another cast no. S.12 (titled Torse noir assise)
Katherine Jánsky Michaelsen, Archipenko: A Study of the Early Works 1908-1920, New York 1977, illustration of another cast no. S.29 (titled Seated Torso)
Werner Schnell, Der Torso als Problem der Modern Plastik, Berlin 1980, no. 169 (illustration of another cast, titled Torse noir assise)
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