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Man Seen by a Flower

Artist:
Jean Arp (French (born Germany), Strasbourg 1886–1966 Basel)
Date:
1958
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
2 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 5/8 in., 3lb. (5.7 x 10.8 x 11.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection, Gift of Muriel Kallis Newman, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.32.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 903
This small bronze was given as a souvenir to those who lent works of art to the 1958 World’s Fair in Brussels.
Muriel Kallis Newman, Chicago (1958–2006; received as a gift in 1958 from the government of Belgium; her gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "An American Choice: The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection," May 21–September 27, 1981, unnumbered cat. (p. 30).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionism and Other Modern Works: The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 17, 2007–February 3, 2008, extended to March 2, 2008, no. 9.

Éduard Trier, Marguerite Arp-Hagenbach, and François Arp. Jean Arp, Sculpture: His Last Ten Years. New York, 1968, pp. 108–9, no. 171, ill.

Marguerite Arp-Hagenbach in Ionel Jianou. Jean Arp. Paris, 1973, p. 75, no. 171.

Hilton Kramer. "Modernist Show Moves Met Firmly into Art of 20th Century." New York Times (May 22, 1981), p. C1.

Sabine Rewald in Abstract Expressionism and Other Modern Works: The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Gary Tinterow, Lisa Mintz Messinger, and Nan Rosenthal. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2007, pp. 35–36, no. 9, ill. (color).



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