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Composition with Five Nudes

Artist:
Jean Arp (French (born Germany), Strasbourg 1886–1966 Basel)
Date:
1912
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
17 7/8 x 21 1/4 in. (45.4 x 54cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gérald Cramer, in honor of William S. Lieberman, 1991
Accession Number:
1992.110
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (verso): Arp / Arp; (verso, stretcher): Arp 1912
Gérald Cramer, Mies and Geneva, Switzerland (by 1962–d. 1991; his bequest to MMA)

Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne. "Arp," February 21–April 21, 1962, no. 11 (as "Ronde," lent by a private collection, Mies [Switzerland]).

London. Tate Gallery. "Jean Arp: Sculpture, Reliefs, Paintings, Collages, Tapestries," November 24–December 23, 1962, no. 133 (as "Ronde," lent by M. Gerald Cramer, Mies, Switzerland).

Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart. "Arp 1886–1966," July 13–August 31, 1986, no. 3 (as "Ronde," lent by a private collection, Geneva).

Musée d’Art Moderne, Strasbourg. "Arp 1886–1966," September 16–November 16, 1986, no. 3.

MAM/Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. "Arp 1886–1966," December 10, 1986–February 8, 1987, no. 3.

Jane Hancock in Arp 1886–1966. Exh. cat., Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart. Minneapolis, 1987, pp. 40, 300, fig. 3 (German and French eds., 1986), calls it "Round Dance".



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