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Sophie Taeuber-Arp. Dada Head. 1920

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Dada Head

Sophie Taeuber-Arp (Swiss, 1889–1943)

1920. Painted wood with glass beads on wire, 9 1/4" high (23.5 cm). Mrs. John Hay Whitney Bequest (by exchange) and Committee on Painting and Sculpture Funds

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.


The artist
Hans Arp (the artist's husband). Inherited upon his wife’s death, 1943
François Arp
Ruth Tillard Arp
[Claude Guber ?]
Sold at Calmels Cohen auction house, Paris, June 12, 2003, no. 34
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased at auction, June 2003

[Tête Dada]

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