Hans Arp - Configuration - image-1

Lot 287 R

Hans Arp - Configuration

Auction 979 - overview Cologne
31.05.2011, 00:00 - Modern Art
Estimate: 10.000 €
Result: 13.310 € (incl. premium)

Relief. Cardboard collage 31.3 x 23.9 cm, mounted onto plywood panel (9 mm), painted grey, framed (white original frame). On the back side of frame at center with the printed paper label of the Arp Estate, Locarno, thereon handwritten in blue ballpoint pen by Marguerite Arp dedicated to "Hans Richter zu seinem Geburtstag/ in alter treuer Freundschaft!/ Locarno, 6. IV. 1975" as well as beneath with title, date and technique in black. - The upper cardboard edge minimally rippled due to cutting. With isolated smaller losses of colour in margins, in places slightly rubbed.

Rau 756

Gift from Marguerite Arp to Hans Richter (1888 - 1976) for his 87th birthday on 6 April 1975. Hans Richter was associated with Hans Arp since Dada Zürich. Richter died one year later in Minusio near Locarno.


From the estate of the artist; Hans Richter, Locarno (1975)