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ARP, Jean/Hans

Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin 1887 - Basel, Switzerland 1966

Nid de serpent

Snake Bread

1942

granite

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 5 38 X 10 14 X 7 14 in.

Acc. No.: 66.109

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


Provenance

  • January 1949, New York, Buchholz Gallery
  • October 1958, New York, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Zimmerman
  • Pittsburgh, G. David Thompson
  • To 9 February 1962, New York, Harold Diamond
  • 9 February 1962-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1949 Hesse
    Thomas B. Hesse, "Arp: Well-Rounded Mystic", Art News 47/9, January 1949, ill. p. 22

    1958 Gideon-Welcker
    Carola Gideon-Welcker, Jean Arp, New York, Abrams, 1958, ill. p. 65, no. 79 p. 110
  • 1991 Liebson
    Milt Liebson, Direct Stone Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Schiffer Publishing, ill. p. 47

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website, 2010

    1949 New York
    Jean Arp, New York, BUCHHOLZ GALLERY, 18 January-12 February 1949, no. 24, ill., dated 1947

    1958 New York
    Jean Arp: A Retrospective, New York, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 8 October-30 November 1958, no. 85, ill. p. 75

    1962-1963 New York
    Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, New York, SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 9

    1986-1987 Omaha/Nashville/Montgomery/Poughkeepsie/Palm Beach/ New York
    Surrealist Art: Selections from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1986-1987, (Organized by Washington, DC, SmitHSONIAN INSTITUTION TRAVELING EXHIBITION SERVICES), Nebraska, Omaha, JOSLYN ART MUSEUM, 22 March-4 May 1986; Tennessee, Nashville, FINE ARTS CENTER aT CHEEKWOOD, 26 July-7 September 1986; Alabama, Montgomery, MONTGOMERY MUSEUM OF FINE ART, 27 September-9 November 1986; New York, Poughkeepsie, VASSAR COLLEGE ART GALLERY, 29 November 1986-11 January 1987; Florida, Palm Beach, SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS, 31 January-15 March 1987; New York, IBM GALLERY OF SCIENCE AND ART, 4 April-17 May 1987, fig. 13, p. 23