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Sophie Taeuber-Arp. Dada Head. 1920

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Dada Head

Sophie Taeuber-Arp (Swiss, 1889–1943)

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